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Indiana County, Pennsylvania




Indiana Democrat - July 17, 1862



Pennsylvania Colonels Killed in the War


The number of Pennsylvania Colonels who have lost their lives during the present war is eighteen. Of them sixteen were killed in battle and two died in camp of disease. The sad record is as follows:


KILLED

Colonel Seneca G. Simmons, (Maj. U. S.Army) , commanding 34th Regiment Pennn. Vols. (5th Penn. Reserves,) killed at battle of "Charles City Cross Roads," Virginia, June 30, 1862

Colonel Conrad F. Jackson, 88th Reg. Penn. Vols., (9th Penn. Reserves,) promoted to Brig, Gen., killed at the battle of Fredericksburg; Virginia, December 13, 1862

Colonel Hugh McNeil, 42nd Regiment Penn.Vols., (13th. Penn. Reserves.) killed at battle of Antietam, Maryland, 16th September, 1882

Colonel George D, Bayard, 44th Regiment Penn. Vols., (15th Penn. Reserves,) 1st Penn. Cavalry, promoted to Brigadier General; killed at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Dec. 13th, 1862

Colonel O. H. Rippey, 6lst Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle of "Fair Oaks," Virginia, on the 31st day of May, 1862

Colonel Samuel W. Black, 62nd Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle of "Gaines" Mill," Virginia, June 27, 1862

Col J. H. Childs, 64th Regiment Penn. Vols. , (5th Penn. Cavalry) killed at the battle of "Antietam," Maryland, Sept. 17, 1862

Colonel E. D. Baker, 7lst Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle of "Ball's Bluff," Virginia, October 21, 1861

Colonel H. Bohlen, 75th Regiment Penn Vols., promoted to Brigadier General, killed on the Rappahannock, Virginia; on the 22nd day of August, 1862

Colonel James Miller, 81st Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle of "Fair Oaks," on the 31st day of May, 1862

Colonel J. W. McLane, 83rd Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle, of 'Gaines' Mill," Virginia, on the 27th June, 1862

Colonel William G: Murray, 84th Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle of "Winchester," Virginia, on the 23d of March, 1862

Colonel J. M. Gosline, 95th Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle "Gaines' Mills" Virginia, on the 27th day of June, 1862

Colonel Samuel Croasdale, 123d Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle of "Antietam," Maryland, Sept. 17th. 1862

Colonel H. J. Zinn, 130th Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle of Frederieksburg, Virginia, on the 13th day, of Dec. 1862

Colonel R. A. Oakford, 132nd Regiment Penn. Vols., killed at the battle of "Antietam", Maryland, September 17th, 1862


DIED

Colonel Joseph H. Wilson, 101st Regiment Penn. Vols., died in camp in Virginia, on the 30th day of May. 1862

Colonel Thomas A. Zeigle, 107th Regiment Penn. Vols., died in camp in Virginia on the 15th day of July, 1862.



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