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Virtual Cemetery Page 22

The Final Resting Places of 23rd PA Soldiers
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The grave of Private Thomas Mitchell of Company I, 23rd PV. He was mustered into service on September 1st 1861. He served his three years and reenlisted where he was transfered to Company H of the 82nd PA. He died on January 20th 1907 and is buried at Hampton National Cemetery in Section B, Grave 9465.
Grave of Pvt. Thomas H. McCann of Company B, 23rd PVI. He was mustered into service on August 2nd 1861 at the Aresenal in Philadelphia. He was killed during the Battle of Fair Oaks on May 31st 1862. His headstone, which was provided recently has the date incorrect. He is buried at Philadelphia National Cemetery in Section A Grave 162.


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Grave of Pvt. James Hamilton of Company F, 23rd Penn. Vol. Infantry. He was mustered into service on August 10th 1861. He was shot at Cold Harbor on June 1st 1864 and died on August 31st 1864 in Philadelphia. He is buried at Philadelphia National Cemetery in Section B Grave 432.


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The Grave of Pvt. Christian G. Simon of Company K, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers.He was born in 1844. Simon was mustered into service on September 4th 1861. During his term of service he became severly ill and was discharged on a Surgeons Certificate on December 15th 1862. He returned home to Philadelphia. He died of Myocarditis on January 23rd 1919 at the age of 75. The Undertaker was the John F Keiffer Funeral Home. He was buried on January 27th 1919. He is buried at Lawnview Cemetery in Rockledge, PA in the Jenkintown Section, Lot 312, Grave3-4. He is buried at a depth of six feet in a Stone Vault Grave. Lawnview Cemetery is a very well cared for Cemetery and highly recommended.
Grave of Pvt Samuel Doak of Company O, 23rd PA Volunteers. He mustered in on September 4th 1861 and moved with his Company to Camp Graham, three miles north of Washington D.C. There he came down with Typhoid Fever and died on December 30th 1861. He is buried with five of his 23rd Pards at Leverington Cemetery in Roxborough, PA.
ohn Grave of Adjunant J. E. Collins of the 23rd PA. He was mustered into service on August 14th 1861 at The Arsenal in Philadelphia. Upon his arrival at Camp Graham in Washington D.C. in September 1861 he as transfered to Company H (The Color Company) . He resigned in October of 1861. After the war he moved to California. He is buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery in L.A. California. You can see some photos of John E. Collins at his Memorial on The Original Photos Page 22 and Page 23.




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