William Werdebaugh

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William Werdebaugh

  • Birth 3 Apr 1839 Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 8 Sep 1918 West Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Plainfield, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 92486157

The son of William & Alice (Cosgrove) Werdebaugh, in 1850 he lived with his family in Montgomery Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. In 1860, he was a coachsmith presumably still living in Montgomery Township, Franklin County, although he is not found in that census. He stood 5' 10" tall and had light hair and gray eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Mercersburg, Franklin County, August 2, 1862, mustered into federal service at Harrisburg August 9 as a private with Co. C, 126th Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company May 20, 1863. He also enlisted in Chambersburg September 1, 1864, and mustered into federal service there September 7 as a private with Co. G, 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry (162nd Pa). He transferred to Co. K, date unknown, and honorably discharged per general order June 16, 1865, at Cloud's Mills, Virginia.

He married Mary E. lnu. in 1895 and reportedly died from "arteriosclerosis."


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Co. C, 126th and 17th Regt, Pa. Cav.


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  • Maintained by: Dennis Brandt
  • Originally Created by: Family Tree Climber
  • Added: 24 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92486157
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Werdebaugh (3 Apr 1839–8 Sep 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92486157, citing Plainfield Church of God Cemetery, Plainfield, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Brandt (contributor 47232334) .