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He did not take part in any battles as his services consisted of scouting, skirmishing, guard and garrison duty. Upon the close of the war he was honorably discharged June 26, 1865, at Richmond, Va. His father served in the Revolutionary war. Comrade Larmey is a member of O'Neil Post, No. 573; he is leading a retired life and his address is Hillsdale, Pa.


Was born in Indiana county, Pa., February, 1837, and was a son of John and Jane (Lightcap) Laughery, deceased. He was happily married in 1864, in his native county, to Flora Smith, who was born here July 29, 1841, of parents, John and Susan (Work) Smith, neither of whom are living. Of this union were born eight children, three of whom are living, Nora, Susan and John; those deceased were named as follows: Margaret, Clarence, May, James and Budd. Being a loyan and true patriot of his country, our subject was enrolled as a private in Co. D, 135th Pa. V. I.; he had been engaged in farming when he was enrolled August 2, 1862, at Marion, Pa., when 26 years of age. He was ill with typhoid fever and diphtheria and was cared for in Camp Reynolds and Philadelphia. He was also detailed to guard Washington City and did considerable scouting and skirmishing. He was honorably discharged at Harrisburg, Pa., June, 1863. His wife's brother Samuel was in service and was wounded in action. Comrade Laughery has been supervisor of township five terms, and road commissioner same length of time; he is a member of John Pollock Post, No. 219; he is a farmer by occupation and his postoffice address is Marion Center, Pa.


Was born in Indiana county, Pa., March 24, 1846, and was a son of Reuben and Eliza (Griffin) Laughary, deceased. He was married first in 1872, in this county, to Lucinda Enterline, who was born in Indiana county, Pa., in 1852, and passed from the shores of time Dec. 5, 1892; her father, Philip Enterline, is deceased, but her mother, Sarah (Gusit) is still living. The children of this marriage are Chrles, dec., Olive, Minnie, dec., Mabel, Agnes and Robert. He was married secondly, in 1894, to Nannie Lockart, who was born Sept. 12, 1849; her father, Samuel Lockhart, is dec., as is her mother, Hannah (Lydic). Comrade Laughary enlisted as a private in Co. F, 105th Pa. V. I., 1st Brig., 2d Div., 2d A. C., and was one of the best soldiers of his regiment. He had been engaged in farming when he was enrolled at the age of 18 years Feb. 15, 1864. Soon after his enlistment he was detailed to Co. Q. M. and served in this capacity during his entire term

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