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at Chancellorsville by piece of shell in heel for which he received hospital treatment six weeks. He took part in the battles of Antietam and Chancellorsville, and was honorably discharged June, 1863, at Harrisburg, Pa. Comrade Donahoe has been school director, councilman, twp. auditor, he is by trade a carpenter and his address is Ashville, Pa.


Was born in Cambria Co., Pa., May 18, 1842, and was a son of John B. and Appalonia (Connse) Donnoughe, dec. He was married in this county Nov. 9, 1865, to Anna M. Erhart, who was born in Blair Co., Pa. Her parents, both deceased, were Mathias and Margaret (Harmon) Erhart. Seven children have blessed this marriage, Jasper A., Mary E., Thomas W., Anna J., Elizabeth C., John B. and Susan U. When the terrible war of the Rebellion assumed most threating [sic] proportions, our subject was 21 years of age and he was enrolled Feb. 18, 1864, at Altoona, Pa., as a private in Co. F, 28 Pa. V. I., 1st Brig., 2 Div., 20 A. C. June, 1864, he was wounded in right knee and was cared for in hospital for three weeks for wound and chronic diarrhea. June, 865, he was detailed at Bladensburg to guard commissary for two weeks. Among the battles in which he took part may be mentioned: Buzzard Roost, Pine Hills, Dallas, Resacca, Peach Tree Creek, and Ashley; he was honorably discharged July 18, 1865, at Alexandria, Va. His brother John served in Co. O, 28 Pa. V. I. His wife's brother Peter also served. His uncle, Neal Donnoughe, served in the Mexican war. Comrade Donnoughe is by occupation a miner and his address is Gallitzin, Pa.


A native of Switzerland, was born Sept. 19, 1829, and was a son of Anthony and Clara (Risse) Dorer, dec. Catherine Vickroy became his companion on life's journey Oct. 18, 1855, in Cambria Co., Pa. She was born in that country Sept. 12, 1834, of parents Solomon and Mary A. (Yonker) Vickroy, dec. Seven children constitute this family, Solomon, Daniel, Mary A., Clara, Jacob, Elizabeth and Sarah A. Comrade Dorer enlisted Aug. 1, 1862, at Harrisburg, Pa., when 31 years old as a private in Co. B, 133 Pa. I., 3 Brig. 2d Div., 5th A. C., and was one of the best soldier [sic] of his Regt. He had previously been engaged in farming. Nov. 30, 1862, he was confined in field hospital near Fredericksburg, suffering with rheumatism. In the fall of 1864 he was again confined in hospital at Philadelphia, Pa., 60 days. May 26, 1863, he was honorably discharged at Harrisburg, Pa., and re-enlisted Feb. 25, 1864, at that place in Co. K, 18 Pa. Cav.

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