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PVT Joseph V. Sissler

PVT Joseph V. Sissler

Birth
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 3 Jul 1863 (aged 29–30)
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Minnesota Section, Section A, Grave 1
Memorial ID 36427966 · View Source
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Joseph V Sisler was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. At some time he moved to Minnesota and worked a farm in the Faribault area. On Aug 29, 1861, he volunteered to serve his country. He was 28 years old and stood 5' 9" tall. He had a dark complexion, black eyes and black hair.

He fought in the battles of Fair Oaks, Seven Days Battles and Antietam. The regimental roster indicates that he was killed on July 3, 1863, though company records put his death as July 2nd. This Pennsylvania born soldier now rests in his native soil. He is buried at the Gettysburg National Cemetery, in the section reserved for the men from the First Minnesota, Section A, Grave #1.


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JOSEPH V. SISLER.
CO. G. REGT. 1.


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  • Created by: DaveVangsness
  • Added: 27 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36427966
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Joseph V. Sissler (1833–3 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36427966, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by DaveVangsness (contributor 16959198) .