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 - vi Anniversary of Company D's Discharge From...
vi Anniversary of Company D's Discharge From War Service Full Roster Of Soldiers from Charles Davis, ' 2nd Lt.'! wounded the Canonsburg District Who Were Mustered Out 51 Years Ago J. a cere- Today, June 11, is the fifty-first anniversary of the mustdring out of Company, D, Tenth Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps, which went from Canonsburg soon after the breaking out of the Civil War. The company was organized June 28, 1861, at Camp Wilkins, Pittsburgh, and mustered into the service of the United States by Lieutenant Colonel (afterward General William T. Sherman) on July 21, 1861. The Tenth Regiment was forty-fil'th. in greatest loss in battle, in killed and mortally wounded 11 per cent of the enrollment. The loss of the regiment by disease, including! those who died in southern prisons, was tiie smallest of any three-year regiment in the entire army, being less than 2 per cent of the enrollment. Frank Coleman, 2nd Lt, dead. in the battle of Spotsylvania, taken prisoner and afterwards recaptured by Sheridan's Cavalry at Beaver Dam, dead. Frank C. Ritchie, 1st Sgt., discharged to receive commission in colored regiment, killed. Robt. Brady, 1st Sgt., dead. Benj. Anderson, Sergt, wounded in the battles of White Oak Swamp and the Wilderness. Win, S. Houston, Sergt., wounded in the battles of White Oak Swamp and the Wilderness, died on the field. Shadrack Beck, Sergt, discharged on account of disability, living in Pittsburgh, Pa. Sanil. G. Hodgens, Sergt., died from effects of wounds received at White Oak Swamp. s Win, P. McNary, Sergt, discharged to reecive commission, living at Loveland, Col. William Havlin, Sergt., dead. John Gundy, Sergt., wounded and taken prisoner at White Oak Swamp, died at Richmond, Va. James Hughes, Sergt, died of wounds received in the battle of the Wilderness. Thomas Paxton, Sergt., killed in the battle of Spotsylvania Court House The charge of the Pen) li wmim MeIs8, Corp.. dead Reserves at tredencUsburg compared to the charge of Pickett's division at Gettysburg. It marched in to battle with an effective force of 4,475 men, and sustained the following lessee: Killed, 175; wounded, 1,241; missing, 437; total, 1,S53, or 41.3 per cent. Below is the complete roster of Company I): Muster out roll of Captain Charles W. McDaniel, Co. D, Tenth Inf. P. R. V. C, commanded by Lieut. Col. Ira Ayer, Jr. Mustered into the U. S. service at Pittsburgh, Pa., April 27, 1861, for three years. Disjliarged at Pittsburgh, Pa., June 11, 1861. James T. Kirk, Capt, promoted to Lieut. Col., dead. Charles W. McDaniel, Capt., living at Indianapolis, Ind. ! George H. McNary, 1st Lt, dead. 1 J. V. H. Cook, Corp., living in Canonsburg, Pa. James C. McCahan, Corp., killed in the battle of the Wilderness. Wallace W. Scott, Corp., wounded in the battle of Gaines Mills, living in Sewickley, Pa, ! A. James M. Scott, Corp, wounded in the ! battle of the Wilderness, dead. William Glass, Corp., wounded and taken, prisoner at White Oak Swamp, died at Richmond, Va. Robert H. Lang, Corp., died from wounds received in the battle of the Wilderness. Robert N. McPeak, Corp., killed in the battle of Spotsylvania Court House. Josiah Chambers, Mus., dead. James McPeak, Mus., dead. James C. Merriman, Mus., discharged on account of disability, dead. (Continued on Page Four) a on

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  1. The Daily Notes,
  2. 11 Jun 1915, Fri,
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