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Honorably discharged in September, 1862, at Newburn, N. C., and re-enlisted at Homer city Pa., in February, 1865, in 103 Pa. V.I. He four weeks later was consolidated until April7. He was 103 and 101 on the "Albemarle" as guard, being stationed on the Roanoke Island and Neuse River at Newburn. Owing to this duty and considerable guard and garrison duty, he did not take part in any regular battles and was honorably discharged June 26, 1865, at Newburn, N.C., and was held at Mulhead City and Beauford for about one month before he got transportation to come home. He was a member of the 23d Emergency a short time in 1862 serving most of the time in the Cumberland Valley under Col. Wesleyan. His grandfathers both came to this country at an early date and were schooled in the early incidents of pioneer life in this county. Our subject is a member of Robson Post, in which he has held several offices and is at present Com.; he is by trade a carpenter and his address is Saltsburg, Pa.


Was born in Cambria county, Pa., Oct. 5, 1825, and was a son of Adam and Mary Robaugh deceased. He was united in the bonds of matrimony January, 1851, in Cambria county, Pa., to Catherine Shoup, who was born in Cambria county, Pa., Feb. 21, 1829; her father, Michael Shoup, is deceased, as is also her mother, Elizabeth (Lybarger). Their domestic ties have been graced with the following children, Mary J., Josephine, Samuel, William, John, dec., Emma, Lucinda, George, Fred, Minnie and Lizzie. Comrade Robaugh worked till Sept. 3, 1864, when, being a loyal ardent supporter of the Union cause, he enlisted when 38 years of age as a private in Co. D, 5th Pa. H.A. In the fall of 1864 he was detailed at Braddock Fields, Pa., as Inf. Guard to Hd. Qtrs. and spent nine months in this way. He fought at Salem and was honorably discharged June 30, 1865, at Vienna, Va. His brothers, Henry and David, served their country in the hour of peril. Comrade Robaugh is an engineer and he resides in Wilmore, Pa.


Son of George and Elizabeth (Stump) Rowe, neither of whom are living, was born in Indiana county, Pa., July 7, 1842. His wife, whom he married in this county in 1868 and was born in this county in 1836, is Catherine, daughter of Balser and Barbara (Kunkle) Walters, the latter only is living. Their domestic ties have been graced with these children, Matilda J., Louis B., Frank C., Harry C. and Mary. When the country was in peril the patriotism of our subject was aroused and

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