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tion, and Fisher's Hill. He was granted an Honorable discharge Sept. 5, 1865, at Pittsburg, Pa. Comrade Monahan has been school director six years; was a member of 23 Pa. Militia in 1862; he is a member of Dick White Post 513, and his address is Lilly, Pa., near which place he is engaged in farming.

JAMES MOORE

Was born in Indiana county, Pa., July 22, 1837, and was a son of James and Ruth (Thomas) Moore, dec. His wife, to whom he was married Nov. 2, 1876, in this county, bore the maiden name of Melinda Shaffer, who was born Nov. 19,1849, in Indiana county, Pa. Her parents, long ago dec., were Michael and Martha (Thomas) Shafer. Seven children have blessed this marriage: Michael W., Harry E., Mattie R., Silas, Florence, William and John. Comrade Moore served in the Union army with distinction and honor. He had been engaged in farming and was 28 years of age when he was enrolled Feb. 22, 1865, at Greenburg, Pa., as a private in co. K, 67 Pa. V. I. He was confined in Harwood hospital, Washington D.C., May. 1865, with typhoid fever, until discharged July 16, '65. He Took part in the seige and capture of Petersburg, and was honorably discharged July 16, 1865, at Washington D.C. He had two brothers in the late war: Isreal in co. K, 67 Pa. V.I., and Abraham in 74 Pa. V.I. Comrade Moore may be addressed at Indiana, Pa., near which place he is engaged in farming.

JOHN MORGAN

Was born in Clair county, Pa., in 1823, and was a son of John and Catherine (B'Yanghty) Morgan, dec. Mrs. Morgan, who before marriage in 1848, in this county, was Esther J. Roberts, was born in this county of parents Wm. And Sarah (Williams) Roberts, not living. To this marriage were given these children, Wm. W. dec., Catherine dec., Elizabeth dec., John, Augusta de., Josephine dec., and Bertha, dec. "When war's grim visaged front" burst upon the nation, our subject was engaged in farming. He was 46 years of age when he was enrolled from Ebensburg, Pa., as a private in Co. C, 209 Pa. V. I. In February, 1865, he was furloughed for 15 days, and rejoined his command at end of time. He took active part in the battles of Ft. Steedman and Petersburg, and was honorably discharged at Harrisburg, Pa., at the close of the war. His brother Alexander served in the Pa. Regt. Comrade Morgan has been road supervisor, he is leading a retired life and his address is Ebensburg, Pa.


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