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Death Certificate for Private Frank Maguigan , Staff , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died March 17th 1892 at the age of 52.
  • Occupation: Box Cutter
  • Residence: 1343 Palmor Street
  • Cause of Death: Organic Heart Diease
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • Married
  • Burial Date: March 21st 1892
  • Place of Burial: Hanover,VA
  • Death Certificate for Private Adin B. Mickle , company H , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died December 28th 1887 at the age of 45.
  • Occupation: Moulder
  • Residence: 745 S. 5th Street Philadelphia
  • Cause of Death: Organic Heart Diease
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • Married
  • Burial Date: January 1st 1888
  • Place of Burial: Philadelphia Cemetery (Defunct)
  • Death Certificate for Private Augustine F. Donegan , Company D , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died July 28th 1914 at the age of 73.
  • Occupation: Salesman
  • Residence: 1614 S. 12th Street Philadelphia
  • Cause of Death: Chronic Nephritus
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • Married
  • Burial Date: August 1st 1914
  • Place of Burial: New Cathedral Cemetery
  • Death Certificate for Private Samuel Cathcart , Company D , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died December 4th 1886 at the age of 41.
  • Occupation: Brickmaker
  • Residence: 1332 S. 20th Street
  • Cause of Death: Organic Heart Diease
  • Place of Birth: Ireland
  • Married
  • Burial Date: December 8th 1886
  • Place of Burial: Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  • Death Certificate for Private Alfred J. Dankel , Company G , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died November 12th 1888 at the age of 42.
  • Occupation: Machinist
  • Residence: 227 Federal Street, Philadelphia.
  • Cause of Death: Typhiod
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • Married
  • Burial Date: November 18th 1888
  • Place of Burial: Ebeneezer Vault Philadelphia
  • Death Certificate for 1st Lt. William P. M. Pennington , Company D , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died February 7th 1914 at the age of 80.
  • Occupation: Stationary
  • Residence: 1826 S. Conestoga Street Philadelphia.
  • Cause of Death: Cerebral Apoplexy
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Widowed
  • Burial Date: February 12th 1914
  • Place of Burial: Fernwood Cemetery
  • Death Certificate for Corp. Charles Henry Hollwarth , Company B , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died October 30th 1914 at the age of 73.
  • Occupation: Philadelphia Dept. Fire Chief
  • Residence: 3633 N 16th Street Philadelphia
  • Cause of Death: Heart
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • Married
  • Burial Date: November 3rd 1914
  • Place of Burial: West Laurel Hill Cemetery
  • Death Notice for Private William Luby , Company E , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He died on March 4th 1892 at the age of 48.
  • Occupation: Brick Maker
  • Residence: 1717 Point Burge Ave Philadelphia
  • Cause of Death: Congestion of Lung
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • Married
  • Burial Date: March 7th 1892
  • Place of Burial: Fernwood Cemetery, Lansdowne,PA
  • Death Notice for Private William H. Lindsey Company E , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He was born in Philadelphia in 1842. William was 5 Foot 6 ˝ Inches Tall, brown eyes and light brown hair. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania at the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia on April 21st 1861, being one of the first Volunteers. He served with the Regiment during their Three Month Campaign and Battle of Falling Waters as a member of Company H . He was mustered out of the 23rd PA, Company H on July 31st, 1861. He reenlisted on August 14th 1861 and moved with the Regiment to Washington D.C, where he was encamped just three miles north of the Capitol on “The Queen’s Farm” at Camp Graham . He was there with the Regiment during the cold winter months and in December of 1861; Typhoid Fever broke out within the Camp which resulted in the Death of Fifty-One men of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. It was decided on March 12th 1862 to move the camp to higher ground in Bladensburg, Maryland to rid the epidemic and ready the Soldiers for campaign. The 23rd Pennsylvania moved to Bladensburg and were encamped at Camp Clark . William H. Lindsey was Wounded at The Battle of Fair Oaks Virginia on May 31st 1862, near Richmond. He was mustered out of Service on September 8th 1864. After the War, He returned to Philadelphia as a Carpenter. In 1885 at the age of 43, he was living at the Soldiers Home in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Five years later at the age of 48, he was living at the Soldiers Home in Elizabeth City Virginia. His death occurred on June 19th 1901 at his home at 210 Greenwich Street of Phthisis Pulmanalis (Heart Condition). He was buried at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 22nd 1901, in Section 39, Lot 23, and Grave N 1/2. He is buried in an unmarked Grave Plot along with his brother, John M. Lindsey also of the 23rd PA. The 23rd Pennsylvania Memorial Association has applied to the Veterans Administration for a new Headstone.

    You can view the Grave of William H. Lindsey on Page 80 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Virtual Cemeteries pages.

    You can view the Obituary of William H. Lindsey on Page 14 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Obituaries pages.

    Special thanks to The Wilson's for the information on William H. Lindsey used in this writeup.

  • Occupation: Carpenter
  • Residence: 210 Greenwich Street, Philadelphia,PA.
  • Cause of Death: Phthisis Pulmanalis (Heart Condition)
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • Married
  • Burial Date: June 22nd 1901
  • Place of Burial: Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  • Death Notice for Private John M. Lindsey Company H , Three Month Volunteers. He was born in Philadelphia. On July 7th 1844. He was 5 Foot 8 Inches Tall with hazel eyes and black hair. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania at the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia on April 21st 1861, being one of the first Volunteers. . He served with the Regiment during their Three Month Campaign and Battle of Falling Waters . He was mustered out of the 23rd PA on July 31st, 1861. On June 17th 1863, he reenlisted to serve with the 29th PA Militia which was being formed to combat the threat of a Pennsylvania Invasion by General Robert E. Lee. After the Battle of Gettysburg the unit was disbanded and John was mustered out on August 1st 1863. John then joined the Navy and served as a Coal Heaver on the U.S.S. State of Georgia being mustered out at the Vermont Navy Yard in New York on October 6th 1864. On December 20th 1864 he once again served by joining the 1st Conn. Calvary, Company F, and serving for John Lancet who purchased John M. Lindsey’s services. He mustered out of his U.S Service for the final time on May 20th 1865. After the War, He returned to Philadelphia where he lived from 1870 until 1890 as a Tinsmith. He then lived at The Soldiers Home in Virginia in 1890 at the age of 45. John returned to Philadelphia in 1900 at the age of 46. His death occurred on September 14th 1903 at the age of 59 at his deceased brother’s home at 210 Greenwich Street of Ulceration Gastritis and Catarrhal Bronchitis. He is buried at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Section 39, Lot 23, and Grave SE 1/4. He is buried in an unmarked Grave Plot along with his brother, William H. Lindsey also of the 23rd PA. The 23rd Pennsylvania Memorial Association has applied to the Veterans Administration for a new Headstone.

    You can view the Grave of John M. Lindsey on Page 80 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Virtual Cemeteries pages.

    You can view the Obituary of John M. Lindsey on Page 14 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Obituaries pages.

    Special thanks to The Wilson's for the information on John M. Lindsey used in this writeup.

  • Occupation: Tinsmith
  • Residence: 210 Greenwich Street, Philadelphia,PA.
  • Cause of Death: Ulceration Gastritis and Catarrhal Bronchitis
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • Widower
  • Burial Date: September 17th 1903
  • Place of Burial: Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  • Death Certificate for sgt William R. Jones , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, Company R. He Died on March 19th 1890 at the Age of 60.
  • Occupation: ? Maker
  • Residence: 2111 Kater Street Philadelphia
  • Cause of Death: heart failure
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • N/A
  • Burial Date: March 23rd 1890
  • Place of Burial: Mt. Moriah Cemetery Philadelphia (Defunct)
  • Death Certificate for Pvt. Abram P. Stetzer , Company H, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died August 26 1904 at the Age of 62.
  • Occupation: N/A
  • Residence: 2019 Couty Street Philadelphia
  • Cause of Death: Broncitus
  • Place of Birth: Pennsylvania
  • N/A
  • Burial Date: August 29 1904
  • Place of Burial: Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington,DL
  • Death Certificate for Private William Rice Taylor , Company O, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Died February 7th 1914.
  • Occupation: Gentleman
  • Cause of Death: Nepritus
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia
  • Married
  • Burial Date: February 10th 1914
  • Place of Burial: Friend cemetery,Philadelphia




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