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Obituary Records of the 23rd PA
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The Obituary of Corporal Solomon Forepaugh ,23rd Pennsylvania, Company A , also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He was Killed at The Battle of Fair Oaks Virginia on May 31st 1862, near Richmond.The Obituary is from The Philadelphia Inquirer on June 6th 1862. He is buried at Seven Pines National Cemetery in Sandston ,Virginia in Section A, Lot 366, Grave 1, not far from the Flagpole.

You can view a Photo of the Grave of Solomon Forebaugh on Page 40 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Virtual Cemetery pages.

You can view a Photo of Solomon Forebaugh on Page 17 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Original Photos pages as well as the Fair Oaks page.

The Obituary of Pvt. Thomas B. Brown Jr. Company E , also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. Thomas died on May 30th 1862 at bottoms Bridge Hospital. We are currently looking for his Final Resting Spot.
The Obituary of Private William Carpenter ,23rd Pennsylvania, Company I , also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania at the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia on August 13th 1861. On September 8th 1861, he 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 .He was Wounded and Captured as a Prisoner of War at The Battle of Cold Harbor Virginia on June 1st 1864, near Richmond. He was taken to Andersonville Prison where was treated brutally. After Andersonville was shut down due to the end of the War, he was to frail to go home, so he was sent by train to 1st Division General Hospital in Annapolis Maryland where he died on February 21st 1865 as a result of his wounds and brutal usage as a prisoner of war. He is buried at Annapolis National Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland in Section B, Lot 93, Grave 565.

You can view a Photo of the Grave of William Carpenter on Page 43 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Virtual Cemetery pages.

The Obituary of Private Lewis B. Roth ,23rd Pennsylvania, Company I , Three Month Volunteers. Lewis was mustered in on April 21st 1861 and served during the 3 Month Campaign . He was mustered out of Service on July 31st 1861. He died on December 8th 1916 and is buried at Mt. Peace Cemetery in Philadelphia. The Obituary is from The Philadelphia Ledger on December 9th 1916.
The Obituary of Private Lewis B. Roth ,23rd Pennsylvania, Company I , Three Month Volunteers. Lewis was mustered in on April 21st 1861 and served during the 3 Month Campaign . He was mustered out of Service on July 31st 1861. He died on December 8th 1916 and is buried at Mt. Peace Cemetery in Philadelphia. The Obituary is from The Philadelphia Ledger on December 9th 1916.
The Obituary of Color Sgt. Samuel F. Bolton ,23rd Pennsylvania, Company H , also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He was killed at The Battle of Fair Oaks on May 31st 1863 and buried on the Battlefield. To this date we have no other information of his resting spot than to belive it is unknown. The Obituary is from The Philadelphia Inquirer on June 3rd 1862.




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