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brother was also in action, Peter. Comrade Boley has been assessor and street commissioner; he is Adjutant of Col. Dick White Post, No. 513; he is a harness maker by occupation and his address is Lilly, Pa.


Was born in Indiana county, Pa., Oct., 1, 1840, and was a son of Isaiah and Mary Boring, deceased. The maiden name to his wife, to whom he married in 1866, was Nancy Longnecker. She was born in Blair county, Pa., in 1839; her father, Abram Longnecker, is deceased, as is also her mother, Catherine (Rhodes). The issue of this marriage is six children, Sarah J., Elenore, Bertha, Kate, Maggie and Thomas. Comrade Boring served in the war of the Rebellion with distinction and honor. He was 24 years of age when he was enrolled March 12, 1864, at Greensburg, Pa., as a private in Co. D, 11th Pa. V. I. In the summer of 1864 he was ill and cared for in hospitals at City Point six months and Philadelphia one week. March, 1864, he was transferred to Co. G, 11th Pa. V. I. Comrade Boring took active part in the battles of Wilderness, Petersburg, Lauren Hill and Richmond. He was honorably discharged July 11, 1865, at Washington, D. C. He had one brother, Ephraim, and his wife had two brothers, Samuel and John, in the late war. Comrade Boring is by trade a blacksmith and his address is Dearmin, Pa.


Son of Jacob and Nancy A. (Dougherty) Boughamer, deceased, was united in the bonds of matrimony in 1868, in Dillsburg, Pa., to Margaret Burns, who was born in Maryland Feb. 21, 1846. Her parents, long ago deceased, were George and Mary (Stine) Burns. By this marriage there were five children, born in the order named: Albert, Sarah, Jennie, Irene, dec., and William. Comrade Boughamer was one of the brave soldier boys to respond to the president's call for troops. He was 24 years of age when enrolled at Harrisburg, Pa., August, 1862, as a private in Co. G, 130th Pa. V. I., 2d Brig., 3d Div., 2d, A. C. Sept. 17, 1862, he was wounded at Antietam in side by piece of shell, on consequence of which he was treated in Acqua Creek hospital two months. In the spring of 1864 he was captured near Lynchburg, Va., and was confined in Andersonville prison one year and ten days. He re-enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, as a veteran and was given the usual furlough. He took active part in the fierce engagements of South Mt., Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Piedmont and Lynchburg. He was finally honorably discharged May, 1865, at Harrisburg, Pa. His brother Joseph, and his wife's brother

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