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president's call for troops to put down the Rebellion. He had been engaged in farming when he was enrolled from Chambersburg, Pa., "april 26, 1861, as a private in Co. I, 10th Pa. V. I. He was detailed on guard duty and also took active part in the engagement of Falling Waters. He was honorably discharged July 30, 1861, at Harrisburg, Pa., at expiration of time. His brother John was in service, as was his wife's brother William, both members of Pa. Regt's. Comrade Grew has been road supervisor; he is an invalid and his postoffice address is Wilmore, Pa.


Was born in Indiana county, Pa., June 5, 1843, and was a son of Jesse and Susannah (Pilson) Griffith, deceased. He was married March, 1883, in Indiana county, Pa., to Barbara A. Shepherd, who was born there Sept. 2, 1847. Her father, Joseph Shepherd, is living, as is also her mother, Catherine ('Dicker). Comrade Griffith's record as a soldier was one of gallantry and faithful service. He was 20 years of age and had been engaged in farming when he was enrolled June 28, 1863, at Homer, Pa., as a private in Co. D, 54th Pa. Militia. In August, 1863, at Homer, Pa., as a private in Co. D, 54th Pa.. Militia. In August, 1863, he was furloughed and was granted an honorable discharged [sic] Aug. 17, 1863, at Camp Brooks, Pa. He belonged to N. G. of Pa. from 1870 to 1876. The subject of this brief sketch is successfully engaged in farming and his address is Ebensburg, Pa.


The subject of this sketch was born in Schuylkill county, Pa., in 1844, a son of Patrick and Susan Hagan, deceased. He was engaged as a lumberman and when President Lincoln appealed for more troops, he took up arms in the cause of Freedom. He was 21 years of age when he was enrolled July 6, 1861, at Camp Coleman, Pa., as a private in Co. F, 28th Pa. V. I., 1st Brig., 2d Div., 12th A. C. In the fall of 1863 he was detailed at Bridgeport, Ala., to carry dispatches and spent one month in this way. He took active art in the famous battles of Bolivar, Antietam, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Lookout Mt., Kenesaw Mt. and Sherman's March to the Sea. At the expiration of his term of enlistment, he was honorably discharged July 20, 1864, at Chattanooga, Tenn. He had three brothers in the volunteer service, Edward, Patrick, who was killed, and James, who fell at the battle of petersburg. Comrade Hagan has been postomaster [sic], which office he now holds; he is also engaged in the mercantile business and his address is Coupon, Pa.

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