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PRESIDENTS, SOLDIERS, STATESMEN. 1291

CHARLES STRASBAUGH

Was born in Adams county, Pa., Aug. 16, 1836, and was a son of Michael and Catherine (Fair) Strasbaugh, deceased. His wife's maiden name was Frances E. Davis, and they were married, in Nebraska, in 1880. She was a native of New York state, born Aug. 11, 1847; her parents, no longer living, were Reuben and Deborah (Kettle) Davis. They have nave no children of their own but have an adopted child, Blair. Comrade Strasbaugh served in the late struggle between the states. He was 24 years of age and had been engaged in farming when he was enrolled from Indiana county, Pa., June 16, 1863, as a private in Co. F, 2d Batl. Inf. He was never wounded, but Dec. 15, 1863, he was confined in hospital at Green Spring, W. Va., one month with chills and diarrhea. He took part in all the engagements of his command and was honorably discharged Jan. 21, 1864, at Pittsburg, Pa. Joseph, Peter and James, brothers, served in the late war; his wife's brothers, Harvey. Lorenzo, Julius H. and Gilbert, also served in Ind. Regts., and are now all deceased; Lorenzo came home on a thirty day furlough and died fourteen days after reaching home. An uncle, Peleg Kettle, served in the Mexican war. Comrade Strasbaugh is a member of Wade Post, No. 208, Dept. of Indiana; he is living in retirement and his address is Glendale, Pa.

NATHANIEL TEETER

Was born in 1843 in Pa., and was son of Daniel and Theresa (Rager) Teeter, the former dec., the latter still living. He has been married four times, his first union being with Susan Folckomer, who died March 15, 1875. The children of this marriage were Margaret, Harry, dec., Jacob, Isaac, Henry and John. He was married secondly to Martha Campbell, by whom he had these children, Frank, dec., Benj., Burt, Theodore, dec., Theodocia, dec., Jane, Bertha, Blaine and Mary, dec. The maiden name of his third wife was A.E. Uncapher. He was married to his present wife in 1897, her maiden name being Angeline Barkley; she has been three times married, her first husband, Merriman Lee, served under Capt. Wright in 115th Pa. Regt. During the late war. When treason trailed our flag in the dust in the South our subject was engaged in coopering; he was 20 years old when he was enrolled March 13, 1864, at Hollidaysburg, Pa., as a private in Co. E, 54th Pa. V.I. May 15, 1874, he was wounded at New Market, in right hand; he was treated for wound and measles and fever in hospital at Clerysville, Md., three months. June, 1864, he was furloughed for thirty days; this was extended thirty days and he returned to hospital at end of furlough. In the spring of 1865 he was


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