Jeremiah J. “Jerry” Billow

Photo added by Gene Ford

Jeremiah J. “Jerry” Billow

  • Birth 4 Sep 1840 New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 4 Jan 1918 Southland, Garza County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Sec H-3, Lot 043
  • Memorial ID 21812156

Jeremiah served as a sergeant in the 208th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company G (Civil War).

Additional information courtesy of Dennis Brandt:

The son of Jacob & Sarah (Seiler) Billow, in 1860 he was a carpenter living in Bloomfield, Perry County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 3" tall and had dark hair and blue eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg April 29, 1861, as a private with Co. D, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company July 24, 1861. He then enlisted in Harrisburg August 5, 1861, mustered into federal service there August 11 as a sergeant with Co. G, 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company May 21, 1863. He last enlisted in Harrisburg August 31, 1864, mustered into federal service there September 5 as a private with Co. G, 208th Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company June 1, 1865.


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  • Created by: Joe Nihen
  • Added: 28 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21812156
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeremiah J. “Jerry” Billow (4 Sep 1840–4 Jan 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21812156, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Joe Nihen (contributor 46889066) .