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Free Genealogy Biography of Marshall Detrich,
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

Marshall Detrich

Marshall Detrich, son of General David Detrich and Margaret Davison and a soldier in the Civil war, enlisted as a private when but seventeen, for nine months, was wounded at the battle of Fredericksburg, and when his time was out he re-enlisted, and served until the close of the war, being then mustered out as a lieutenant of Mercereau's Unattached Cavalry.

He became a clerk in the office of the surveyor general of Pennsylvania for some time, and during the riots at Williamsport he was sent on active duty as the Governor's aid, ranking as colonel and while discharging his duties he contracted a cold from the effects of which he died in 1874.

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.

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