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PRESIDENTS, SOLDIERS, STATESMEN. 1219

1862, as a private in Co. K, 105 Pa. V.I. June, 1862, he was treated in hospital at Philadelphia, Pa., for injury sustained in side; he furloughed for 30 days from hospital Broad and Cherry in May of 1862, and returned to same at end of time. August, 1862, he was honorably discharged from hospital 24 and South St., Philadelphia, and re-enlisted in March, 1865, in Co. F, 74 Pa. V. I. He did considerable scouting, skirmishing, guard and garrison duty, and was honorably discharged August, 1865, at Clarksburg, W. Va. He had two brothers in service, Michael and William in Co. F. Michael was a member of 105 Pa. V. I., Co K. His grandfather, Jacob Faith, served in the Black Rock war. In addition Mr. Faith was promoted to corporal of Co. F, 74 Pa. V. I. Comrade Faith has been supervisor and constable two terms; he belongs to Indiana Post No. 28, he is a farmer and his address is Indiana, Pa.

WILLIAM FAITH

Was a son of Henry and Elizabeth (Barnhart) Faith, both of whom have gone to their reward and was born in Somerset Co., Pa., Dec. 15, 1831. He united his fortunes for life with Elizabeth Huber, April 18, 1853, in Indiana Co., Pa. She was born in Bedford Co., Pa., May 9, 1828. Her father, Jacob Huber is dec., as is also her mother Elizabeth (William). As the fruit of this marriage five children were born, Maria, Sarah C., William, Harriet and Jacob. Comrade Faith served a short time in the Union army during the late unpleasantness. He was engaged in farming when enlisted March 4, 1865, at Indiana, Pa., as a private soldier in Co. F, 74 Pa. V. I. Mr. Faith's duty in West Virginia, consisted in scouting after Mosby and he did guard duty on Baltimore & Ohio R. R. Owing to the lateness of his enlistment and the close of hostilities so soon thereafter, he was not called into active service and he was honorably discharged Aug. 29, 1865, at Clarksburg, W. Va. He had two brothers in service, Michael and David. His grandfather, Jacob Faith, served in the war of 1812. His wife's also had one brother who served under the old flag, Jacob. Her grandfather also fought in the war of 1812. Comrade Faith may be addressed at Indiana, Pa.


DAVID FARBER,

A native of Baden, Germany, was born Oct. 20, 1820, and was a son of Christian and Christiana (Wantace) Farber, dec. Sarah Young became his companion of life's journey, and they were married Jan., 1852. She was born in this county March 9, 1826, of parents James and Mary (Wilmore) Young, dec. They have eight children born in


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