McKean County Pennsylvania Soldiers in the Civil War
McKean County PA Civil War History
From the book History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron & Potter, 1890. J H Beers & Co , M. A. Leeson
McKean County PA Civil War Rosters
For additional regiments and more detailed information about the following regiments including wounded, killed in action, promotions, regimental history and battles fought, see Bates' History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers
McKean County Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients
The Medal of Honor is awarded to a person in the Armed Services who has distinguished himself conspicuously by gallantry at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. The deed performed must have been one of personal bravery or self-sacrifice so conspicuous as to clearly distinguish the individual above his comrades and must have involved risk of life.
McKean County PA Civil War Soldier Biographies
Many biographies have genealogy info going back many generations and often include the country of origin of the original family immigrant. In addition to battles fought, injuries and POW info, if any, biographies of Pennsylvania Civil War soldiers and officers has genealogy data such as birthplace and birth date, parents, spouse, children, residence and occupation before and after the War.
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