Lieut Jacob C Pittenturf

Lieut Jacob C Pittenturf

Birth
Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 24 Jan 1907 (aged 74)
Heidlersburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 18524797 · View Source
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The son of James N. & Elizabeth (Herman) Pittenturf, in 1860 he 2as a coach maker living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 10" tall and had dark hair and hazel eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he was drafted in Adams County October 16, 1862, and mustered into federal service there that November as a private with Co. F, 165th Pennsylvania Infantry (aka "Drafted Militia"). On December 3, 1862, he was promoted to 1st lieutenant and honorably discharged with his company July 28, 1863. He was drafted again, this time mustering into federal service at Chambersburg February 28, 1865, as a private with Co. G, 91st Pennsylvania Infantry, and discharged with his company July 10, 1865.

He married Margaret E. Shank and fathered William Anderson (b. 06/11/66). He died at home from a "hemorrhage of brain" as he picked up an ax preparing to chop wood.


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  • Maintained by: bcullisi1
  • Originally Created by: pat callahan
  • Added: 19 Mar 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18524797
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Jacob C Pittenturf (18 Feb 1832–24 Jan 1907), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18524797, citing Heidlersburg Cemetery, Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by bcullisi1 (contributor 47926145) .