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Thirteenth Cavalry, One Hundred and Seventeenth Regiment , Company G


Recruited in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania


13th Cavalry, 117th PA Regiment Co. G

DIGEST OF JOHN F.MEGINNESS' HISTORY OF LYCOMING COUNTY
Jersey shore contributed one company to 117th regiment of 13th Cavalry -- it participated in invasion of North Carolina -- George H.Jones, Musician early in Civil War, rose to command company in 194th Infantry. The Borough of Jersey Shore and vicinity contributed one company to the 117th Regiment of the 13th Pa. Cavalry. It was Company G, commanded first by Captain Alexander H. McHenry, later by Captain Robert Brown. It served until the winter of 1864-65 in the Army of the Potomac and was, thereafter, under the command of Col. Marvin Kirwin. He took the regiment to North Carolina where it opened and maintained communications between Gen. Scofield and Gen. Sherman. THE FLAG OF THE 117TH WAS THE FIRST TO BE RAISED BY UNION troops ABOVE THE CONFEDERATE STATE HOUSE AT RALIEGH, NORTH CAROLINA. COUNTY MEN IN THE REGIMENT: RANK @ NAME BURIAL LOCATION BORN-DIED Captain Alexander H. McHenry--------- Jersey Shore --------------- 1810-1892 Captain Robert Brown 1st Lieutenant. Aquilla Breach 1st Lieutenant. John R. Smith 2nd Lieutenant James M. Antes 1st sgts. Donaldson Farley 1st Sgts. Caleb McKinney Sgts: Stephen Bilby Andrew C. Brown Ebenezer White ----------------------Jersey Shore ---------------- 1838-1906 C.W. Pepperman Jacob Fisher Abel Eck George W. Fisher Joseph Antes Charles O'Conner Curtis Eldridge Samuel English Corps: Oscar Wilkins Lewis Phlegar G.A. Aughenbaugh Thomas Cronon William Zinck Jacob Gear ----------------------- Wmspt. Wildwood------------------ Eli Watts Isaac Wheeland Frank McMahon William Gephart Henry Heacock Samuel Metzger Nicholas Shide James Guthrie Joseph Casselberry Pvts: M.L. Abernatha Nicholas Aney James Burkholder John Bower Fred Bogar William Bourne Samuel Cable David Craft John Cramer John Casher William Chestney Simon P. Chestney Alex Coudrick David Cochran Daniel Curts Albert Clark Peter Carney Fredrick Carroll John Dunlap Amos Dieffendorfer Robert Davidson Cyrus Detterline John Disbrow George W. Esserman Elias Etters William Edwards Jacob Eisner John Eiswort P.F.W. Fisher Uriah Fisher --------------------------- Jersey Shore ---------------------- William Fisher David Fulton P.C.W. Freedley John Ford Charles Foster George Guthrie Thomas Guthrie Daniel Gephart ---------------------- Collomsville-------------------1838-1892 John Gross Willet Gerhart William Gritner ---------------------- Collomsville ------------------ -1908 Charles Given John Gleason Phillip Haines Newton Hallet Adam Huffman Frank Hussell Joseph Guthrie Thompson W. Hardy Samuel E. Keller George W. Knipple James W. Keller Jacob Kolz George Keen Oliver W. Longan Robert Lemison Michael Myers Wilson Mace Thomas Martin James Martin John Meaney George Musser James McNerlin Martin McDonald William McElhatton William McCormick John A. McEwen Charles Nickerson James Norris Jeremiah Potts Warren Phelps Alfred Phelps Scott Price John Potter ---------------------------- Jersey Shore ----------------- 1831-1908 Monroe Pifer Barney Phillips John Palmer John Riley Robert Roe Phillip Rinn Hiram Rose Edward H. Russell Andrew Rabe Christian Rinehart James Russell Daniel Smith Peter Stauffer Calvin Sherrer H.H. Sweetwood John Shaver George Shettle Isaac Shadle Peter Shaw William Stapleton Henry Thomas Jacob Umstead David Ulmer William VanViliet Franklin Weaver Lemuel Weast John R. Wilson Elias W. Zearfuss


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