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This is the Obituary of Private William H. Wagener Company K , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He was born in Philadelphia in 1840. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania at the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia on August 2nd 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 mustered out of Service on September 8th 1864. After the War, He returned to Philadelphia. He is buried at Fernwood Cemetery in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.
This is the Obituary of Private John M. Lindsey Company H , Three Month Volunteers. This Obituary is from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Wednesday, September 16th 1903. 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 Death Notice of John M. Lindsey on Page 8 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Death Certificates pages.

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

This is the Obituary of Private William H. Lindsey Company E , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”.This Obituary is from The Philadelphia Inquirer,Saturday June 22nd 1901 , Page 15. 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 John M. Lindsey on Page 80 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Virtual Cemeteries pages.

You can view the Death Notice of William H. Lindsey on Page 8 of the 23rd Pennsylvania, Death Certificates pages.

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

This is the Obituary of Private William B. Chadwick Company G , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He was born in Philadelphia in 1845. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania on August 30th 1862. William B. Chadwick was Wounded at The Battle of Gettysburg on July 3rd 1863. He was transferred to the 82nd Pennsylvania on September 8th 1864. He served until June 24th 1865. After the War, He returned to Philadelphia and was a Philadelphia Police Officer. His death occurred on August 10th 1922. He is buried at Fernwood Cemetery in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania in Section 23, Lot 394, Grave 1. This Obituary is from The Philadelphia Inquirer August 11th 1922.
This is the Obituary of Private William B. Chadwick Company G , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He was born in Philadelphia in 1845. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania on August 30th 1862. William B. Chadwick was Wounded at The Battle of Gettysburg on July 3rd 1863. He was transferred to the 82nd Pennsylvania on September 8th 1864. He served until June 24th 1865. After the War, He returned to Philadelphia and was a Philadelphia Police Officer. His death occurred on August 10th 1922. He is buried at Fernwood Cemetery in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania in Section 23, Lot 394, Grave 1. This Obituary is from The Philadelphia Inquirer August 11th 1922.
This is the Obituary of Private John Cronin Company H , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He was born in Philadelphia in 1841. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania at the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia on August 6th 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 . On October 20th 1862 while marching, John was accidently killed. He is buried at St. Mary’s in Philadelphia. This Obituary is from The Philadelphia Inquirer on October 26th 1862.




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