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Burial Information for Alonzo Engleman, Company K, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He died on May 1st 1863 at the age of 23. He is buried in an unmarked grave at Lawnview Cemetery in Rockledge PA in Section Norris, Row 21 Grave 22. he enlisted on August 6th 1861.
Burial Information for Alonzo Engleman, Company K, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He died on February 13th 1862 at the age of 19. He is buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia PA in Section W, Lot 92, Grave 2. He mustered in on August 2nd 1861 at the Skuykill Arsenal in Philadelphia.
Burial Information for Sgt. Charles L. Snivley Company B 23rd PA .He died on July 24th 1901 as a result of a suicide Gun Shot wound to the head and is buried at Erie Soldiers Home in Erie PA in Section E, Lot 5, Grave 3. He was born on March 26th 1837, mustered into service on August 2nd 1861. He was wounded at the Battle of Fredericksburg on May 3rd 1863 and discharged on September 8th 1864. After the war he had mental issues because of what he had seen during wartime. He was admitted into the Erie Soldiers Home on august 9th 1886. He was never able to deal with his wartime issue and unfortunatly took his life on July 24th 1901. He attained the Rank of Sgt in Company B, 23rd PA Vols.
Burial Information for Col. Charles P. Dare 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, three Months Regiment. Charles P. Dare was born in 1824 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He worked at the Pennsylvania Railroad and was considered an expert in railroads just prior to hostilities. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Dare Recruited and took command of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, the first regiment to leave the City of Philadelphia with arms. Because of his railroad experience, The regiment was taken from Philadelphia, To Wilmington and on to Perryville where it guarded the railroad lines to Baltimore. at the outbreak of the war this was a important but overlooked movement being that Maryland was a Slave/Border State. On April 21st 1999 a newspaper article from The Cecil Whig stated that his early actions may have saved the Union during the Civil War. A Month later, he successfully led troops to a defeat of Thomas (Later known as Stonewall) Jackson on June 17th 1861 at The Battle of Falling Waters . While on Campaign, Coloniel Charles P. Dare contracted tuberculosis and was forced to cut his service short. he mustered out on July 31st 1861 and turned over the regiment to Coloniel David Bell Birney. On October 25th 1863, Coloniel Dare Died in Philadelphia ,PA and was buried at Odd Fellows Cemetery. On April 11th 1864 he was disinterred and taken to Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia. He is Buried in Section W, Lot 209, Grave 1.


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You can view his Final Resting Spot on the Virtual Cemetery Page 2 and his Soldier Index card Here and a Photo of Him on Page 6 of the Original Photo's Pages .

Burial Information for David Fry 23rd PA, Company I. He enlisted as a Private on September 1st 1861. During his service in 1863 because of artillery experience, he was Detached to the 1st PA Light Artillery. He was mustered out on September 8th 1864. He is Buried at Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens in Columbia,PA in Shawnee section, Lot 579, Grave 3.




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