John MacPherson

Photo added by D. J. Goldman

John MacPherson

- Co. D 54 Mass Inf
- G.A.R. Post 41 marker
- His name is on the African American Civil War Memorial, plaque number E-154.

Pre-enlistment occupation: Laborer

Enlistment:
- Residing in Harrisburg, PA at time of enlistment
- 23 years of age at time of enlistment
- Enlisted on Mar 16 1863 as Private

Mustering information:
- Enlisted into D Company, 54th Infantry (Massachusetts) on Mar 30 1863
- Mustered out from 54th Infantry (Massachusetts) on Aug 20 1865 at Mount Pleasant, SC

Sources for the above information:
- Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the Civil War, (Adjutant General, 1931-37)

-Additional Information:
- Born in Maryland
- Free on or before April 19, 1861
- Height 5 Ft 6 1/2 Inches
- Complexion: Dk
- Eyes: Blk
- Hair: Bro
- Regtl Hos Attendant
- On muster rolls his surname is spelled McPherson

The newly found information below now raises more questions than we have answers for!
**MCPHERSON, JOHN
PVT CO D 54TH MASS VOL INF
DATE OF DEATH: 10/04/1920
BURIED AT: SECTION COL SITE 21974
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
C/O DIRECTOR ARLINGTON, VA 22211
(703) 607-8000
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Name: John Mcpherson
Gender: Male
Burial Date: 07 Oct 1920
Burial Place:
Death Date: 05 Oct 1920
Death Place: District Of Columbia
Age: 80
Birth Date: 1840
Birthplace: Prince George Co., Md.
Occupation: Laborer
Race: Black
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Julia Mcpherson
Father's Name: B... Mcpherson
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B01201-2
System Origin: District of Columbia-EASy
Source Film Number: 2115939
Reference Number: cn 261552

Note: Stone cleaned May 2011


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  • Created by: D. J. Goldman
  • Added: 12 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20914212
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John MacPherson (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20914212, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by D. J. Goldman (contributor 46843355) .