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Free Genealogy Biography of Matthew H. McCall
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

Matthew H. McCall

Matthew H. McCall son of Matthew and Amanda (Manifold) McCall, of York County, Penn., was born September 24, 1843, in Indiana County, Penn. He came to York County when only five years old, and lived with Alexander Manifold until fifteen years of age. The father was a graduate of Jefferson College, and died in 1849; the mother died in 1850.

In 1862 our subject enlisted in Company I, One Hundred and Thirtieth Pennsylvania Volunteers, 130th Regiment, and served nine months. He then enlisted in the First Battalion Pennsylvania Volunteers, and was promoted to tirst lieutenant. He afterward enlisted in the One Hundred and Eighty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers, 187th Regiment, in which regiment he was first lieutenant and regimental quartermaster, and served until the close of the war.

He is now engaged in a general mercantile business at Gatchellville. He was married, in 1869, to Amanda Livingston, daughter of Andrew Livingston, of Chanceford Township. They have one child--Hugh L. Mr. McCall has been-postmaster of his town for twelve years. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and of the Presbyterian Church at Chanceford.

Source: York County, Pennsylvania Biographical History, John Gibson, Chicago: F.A. Battey Publishing Co., 1886.

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