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COL Enoch D Yutzy

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COL Enoch D Yutzy Veteran

Birth
Elk Lick Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
29 Sep 1894 (aged 59)
Ursina, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Ursina, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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1870 Census, Lower Turkeyfoot Twp.
Enoch D Yutzy 35 R R Contractor
Nannie C Yutzy 35
Elmon E Yutzy 10
Lizzie Yutzy 9

Suggested edit: Enoch D. Yutzy
Col. Yutzy (Jutsi) was the son of Daniel and Anna (Brenneman) Yutzy, born Feb. 1, 1835, Lower Turkey Foot, Somerset County. He attended common schools, graduated as a civil engineer from Mt. Union College, Stark County, Ohio, and pursued a career as Somerset County surveyor. He married Nancy Scott of Somerset in 1860; enlisted in Co. C, 54th Regt. on September 30, 1861 at Camp Curtin; deployed for the defense of Washington, D.C.; and promoted to Captain during the battle of Falling Waters, Virginia (W.Va.). On June 30, 1861, Captain Yutzy led his company to Capon Bridge, Virginia, protecting B&O communication lines in the Potomac Highlands. Promoted to major, commanding the 54th during the Shenandoah Valley (or Lynchburg) Campaign, Yutzy participated at New Market, Piedmont, Lexington, Lynchburg, Snicker's Ferry (Cool Springs), 2nd Kernstown, Winchester (Opequon), Fisher's Hill, and Cedar Creek; mustered out, three-years service, Jan. 1, 1865, Harrisburg, having attained the rank of colonel. He returned to Somerset where he read law; was admitted to the bar in 1865; pursued a career in railroad construction and management, and traveled to Harrisburg as state Senator, 1875-1878. Senator Yutzy passed away in Somerset, September 30, 1894.
Senate Historical Biographies (Pennsylvania State Senate)
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=2484&body=S

Contributor: Michael W. Sechler (48022195) • [email protected]
1870 Census, Lower Turkeyfoot Twp.
Enoch D Yutzy 35 R R Contractor
Nannie C Yutzy 35
Elmon E Yutzy 10
Lizzie Yutzy 9

Suggested edit: Enoch D. Yutzy
Col. Yutzy (Jutsi) was the son of Daniel and Anna (Brenneman) Yutzy, born Feb. 1, 1835, Lower Turkey Foot, Somerset County. He attended common schools, graduated as a civil engineer from Mt. Union College, Stark County, Ohio, and pursued a career as Somerset County surveyor. He married Nancy Scott of Somerset in 1860; enlisted in Co. C, 54th Regt. on September 30, 1861 at Camp Curtin; deployed for the defense of Washington, D.C.; and promoted to Captain during the battle of Falling Waters, Virginia (W.Va.). On June 30, 1861, Captain Yutzy led his company to Capon Bridge, Virginia, protecting B&O communication lines in the Potomac Highlands. Promoted to major, commanding the 54th during the Shenandoah Valley (or Lynchburg) Campaign, Yutzy participated at New Market, Piedmont, Lexington, Lynchburg, Snicker's Ferry (Cool Springs), 2nd Kernstown, Winchester (Opequon), Fisher's Hill, and Cedar Creek; mustered out, three-years service, Jan. 1, 1865, Harrisburg, having attained the rank of colonel. He returned to Somerset where he read law; was admitted to the bar in 1865; pursued a career in railroad construction and management, and traveled to Harrisburg as state Senator, 1875-1878. Senator Yutzy passed away in Somerset, September 30, 1894.
Senate Historical Biographies (Pennsylvania State Senate)
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=2484&body=S

Contributor: Michael W. Sechler (48022195) • [email protected]



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  • Created by: Linda Rose
  • Added: Jan 6, 2012
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83025473/enoch_d-yutzy: accessed ), memorial page for COL Enoch D Yutzy (1 Feb 1835–29 Sep 1894), Find a Grave Memorial ID 83025473, citing Ursina Cemetery, Ursina, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Linda Rose (contributor 47256757).