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Burial Information for Pvt. John H. Kennedy , Company D, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was mustered into service on August 2nd 1861 , served three years, reenlisted and transfered to the 82nd PA, Company H, and was mustered out on July 13th 1865. He is Buried at Hampton National Cemetery, Virginia, in Section A, Grave 10808.
Burial Information for Pvt. John McVeay , Company E, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was mustered into service on August 14th 1861. John was seriously wounded at The Battle of Fair Oaks on May 31st 1862 and died as a result of those wounds on June 8th 1862. He is Buried at Hampton National Cemetery, Virginia, in Section A, Grave 3904.
Burial Information for Pvt. John Patton Company A, 23rd Penna. Vols. He was mustered into service on August 8th 1861. He was wounded in the Right Foot at Cold Harbor on June 1st 1864. He mustered out on September 8th 1864. His foot bothered him and never healed right which required the amputation of his right leg. He died on December 25th 1920 (Christmas day). He is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery ,Bala Cynwd,PA, in Section Rockland, Lot 271, Grave 4.
Burial Information for Lt. Louis D. Baugh Company G, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, Three Month Regiment. He was mustered intoservice on April 31st 1861 and Mustered out on July 31st 1861. He died on May 8th 1894. He is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery ,Bala Cynwd,PA, in Section Landsdowne, Lot 6, Grave 1.
Burial Information for Capt. John William Hoffmann 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers,Company E, Three Month Volunteers. John Hofmann was a retail shopkeeper, and he served in the Pennsylvania militia. He was born on February 18th 1824. On the 1st of September 1861, Sullivan A. Meredith, of Philadelphia, who had been Colonel of the Tenth (three months') Regiment, was appointed Colonel by Governor Curtin. Soon after J. William Hofmann, and Thomas S. Martin, of Philadelphia, both of whom had served in the Twenty-third (three months') Regiment, and had, for several years, been members of the Washington Grays, an artillery company, were appointed Lieutenant Colonel and Major, respectively. Subsequently, Major Martin was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel of the Eleventh Regiment, and John B. Smith, of Pittston, Luzerne county, was appointed Major. Initially in command of the 56th Pennsylvania Infantry, he succeeded to command of the 2nd Brigade of the 1st Division, I Corps when Col Wainwright was wounded on September 14. On the 17th, the Brigade was held in reserve north of the Poffenberger farm to protect Hooker's I Corps artillery. Hofmann mustered out with his Regiment, July 1, 1865. He died on March 5th 1905 and is buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia in Section G, Lot 63, Grave 1.




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