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ceased, and Elizabeth (Ream) who is still living. Of this union were born these children, George B., Phillip, Daniel dec., Damatris, Anna dec., Thomas H., Peter, Jeroma, David P., Mar G., Elizabeth dec., and Susan B. When the war called men to arms our subject was engaged as a laborer; he was 32 years of age when he was enrolled February, 1862, as a private in Co. G, 12 Pa. V. C. In August, 1862, he fell on a fork while building sheds for horses; he was taken to field hospital, where he was under doctor's care for three weeks. In 1864 he was furloughed for 20 days and returned to command at end of time, having re-enlisted as a veteran in old command. In the spring of 1864 he was detailed as dispatch bearer at Harper's Ferry for five months. His list of active hostilities is 2d Bull Run, Edwards Ferry, Antietam, Sheppardtown, Bunker Hill, Winchester, Fishers Hill and Gettysburg, receiving his honorable discharge August, 1865, at Philadelphia, Pa. His brothers William, David and Lewis were in Pa. Regts. Comrade McKinney belongs to McClosky Post 314, he is a miner and his address is Coupon, Pa.

A. J. M'MULLEN.

The subject of this brief sketch was born Oct. 16, 1830, in Huntington county, Pa., and was a son of Wm. and Anna McMullen, no longer living. Sept. 3, 1861, he enlisted from Harrisburg, Pa., as a private in Co. A, 55 Pa. V. I., and performed faithful service. In 1864 he was wounded at Bermuda Hundred by gunshot in left side; he was confined in Regtl. Hospital in 1862 with fever for three weeks. He was an active participant in the battles of Pocotaligo, Petersburg, Richmond, Drewry's Bluff, Ft. Harrison, and charge on Ft. Harrison. At expiration of his term of service, he was honorably discharged Oct. 16, 1864, at Chapins Farm, Va. Comrade McMullen resides on a thrifty and well-kept farm near Chestnut Springs, Pa., at which place he may be addressed.

JAMES A. M'QUOWN,

Son of Wm. McQuown, still living and Margaret (Shields) dec., was born in Indiana county, Pa., Sept. 24, 1847. On Aug. 14, 1869, in Grant twp., this county, he married Mary J. Shankle, and their hearthstone has been graced with nine children: Harry E., Ada M., M. L., James E., Chas. C., Murray O., Hazel, Paul, and Terrence. His wife was born March 4, 1850, in this county, a daughter of Elias Shankle, dec., and Susanna (Ayers) still spared. Comrade McQuown


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