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Pension of Corp. Gottlieb Staiger of the 23rd PA Company C. He filed for his pension on July 7th 1890 in Pennsylvania. He is buried in Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Pension of Private Robert Egner, Company E , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. This is a copy of the Pension for $12 a month recieved by Lizzie Egner after Robert Egners Death.
This is a copy of Robert Egner's Discharge which he filed to get his Pension.
This is the Pension Information of Sgt. Michael McGraw Company A , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He was born in Philadelphia in 1844. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania at the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia on August 12th 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. His death occurred on July 1st 1894. He is buried at Mt. Peace Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Section Q, Lot 377, Grave 1. This Pension is from September 10th 1894.
This is the Pension Information of Sgt. Michael McGraw Company A , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He was born in Philadelphia in 1844. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania at the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia on August 12th 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. His death occurred on July 1st 1894. He is buried at Mt. Peace Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Section Q, Lot 377, Grave 1. This Pension is from September 10th 1894.
This is the Pension Information of Private john McGraw Company A , 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, also known by their nickname, “Birney’s Zouaves”. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania at the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia on August 12th 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. His death occurred on July 13th 1908. He is buried at Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton,VA in Section B, Grave 9569. This Pension is from February 18th 1904.




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