Sgt Peter Davis Walbridge, Sr

Sgt Peter Davis Walbridge, Sr

Birth
Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Nov 1919 (aged 84)
Blossburg, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 16349367 · View Source
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Veteran Civil War, Sergeant, Company E, 42nd PA Infantry Regiment (13th PA Reserves, 1st PA Rifles, Tioga Rifles); enlisted 31 May 1861; wounded right leg Battle of Antietam MD on 7 Sep 1962; promoted to Sergeant 28 Feb 1964; wounded in head, left leg and right arm by shell explosion on 30 May 1864, taken Prisoner of War to Spotts Hospital, Richmond VA, then Andersonville Prison GA on Jul 1864, then Florence Prison SC, then paroled to Annapolis MD; transferred to veteran reserve corps 31 May 1864; separated 28 Jun 1865. Son of Lyman Walbridge (1786 – 1862) and Ann Dubois Smith Walbrdige (1795 – 1880). Married Sara Steele (1843 - 1913) on 15 Oct 1868 in Delmar Township, Tioga County PA. Parents of: Mae Elizabeth Walbridge (1869 – 1946), Maude Steele Walbridge (1877 – 1942), Peter Davis Walbridge Jr (1883 – 1935), and Sarah L. Walbridge (1887 – 1975). Cause of death: gangrene of leg complicated by amputation and senility.


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  • Maintained by: Conservative Patriot
  • Originally Created by: Evening Breeze
  • Added: 27 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16349367
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Peter Davis Walbridge, Sr (4 Feb 1835–26 Nov 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16349367, citing Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Conservative Patriot (contributor 47556898) .