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Absalom Brockey (born March 16, 1841) enlisted in Company C, 1st PA Cavalry, 44th Regiment, August 10, 1861, but was discharged on account of illness, June 1862. He recruited Company C , 78th Regiment, PV of which he was commissioned captain Feb 20, 1865, and served till the close of the war.
Source: Biographical Annals of Franklin County, Pennsylvania : containing genealogical records of representative families, including many of the early settlers, and biographical sketches of prominent citizens; Chicago. Genealogical Pub. Co.. 1905. Notes: Prepared in part by George O. Seilhamer.