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1210 PRESIDENTS, SOLDIERS, STATESMEN.

was detailed as Ord. And dispatch bearer several times. He was to the front in the engagements of 2d Bull Run, Fisher's Hill, Winchester, McConaldburg, Green Castle, Bolivar Heights and Monocacy Junction. He was honorably discharged July 20, 1865, at Winchester, Va. Comrade Daily is a member of Sergt. Thos. McClosky Post, in which he holds the office of Sergt.-Maj.; his occupation is that of a farmer and his address is Loretto, Pa.

WILLIAM H. DAVIS

Was born in Ebensburg, Pa., August, 1842, and was a son of Daniel and Dorothea (Francis) Davis, deceased. In 1867 he married Mary Davis and their hearthstone has been graced with four children, Addie, Ira W., Cyrus W., dec., Olney W. His wife was born in 1840 in Ebensburg, Pa., of parents, Richard and Ann (Bennet) Davis. Comrade Davis was engaged on the part of the Union in the late Civil strife. He was 20 years of age when he was enrolled from Ebensburg, Pa., Aug., 28, 1862, as a private in Co. F, 133d Pa. V. I., 1st Brig., 3d Div., 5th A. C. From Dec. 15, 1862, he was confined in hospital at West Philadelphia till Jan. 15, 1863, in consequence of rheumatism. He was honorably discharged June, 1863, at Harrisburg, Pa., and re-enlisted Aug, 1864, at Ebensburg, Pa., in Co. C, 209th Pa. V. I., as Corp. His list of active hostilities are 2d Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Bermuda Hundred, Chancellorsville, Ft. Steedman, Hatcher's Run and Ft. Mahone. He was honorably discharged June, 1865, at Harrisburg, Pa. His father served in Pa. Silver Grays; his uncle, John Francis, served in the Mexican war and was killed in action; his wife's brother Richard was in service and was killed at Fredericksburg. Comrade Davis has been assistant P.M.; he is O. D. of Jones Post; he is a clerk and his postoffice address is Ebensburg, Pa.

JOHN DE HAVEN

Was born in Cambria county, Pa., May 14, 1831, and was a son of John and Mary A. (Lowmaster) DeHaven, the latter still living aged 90 years. He was united in the bonds of matrimony in 1857 to Sarah McKens who was a native of England. These children have blessed this marriage, Jacob L., Orietta, Mahala L., Carrie B., William E., Elmer E., John J. and Cassie J. Comrade DeHaven was one of the brave soldier boys to respond to the president's call for brave boys. He had been engaged in farming and was 32 years of age when he was enrolled Aug. 24, 1862, at Indiana, Pa., as a private in Co. I, 67th Pa. V. I. November, 1863, he was wounded in right thumb. In 1864 he was granted a furlough of thirty days, and returned to comp


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