Espy Post Manuscript Collection

The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was a veterans organization formed in 1866. Membership consisted of honorably discharged Union soldiers, sailors and marines of the Civil War. This collection contains the biographical and military information on the members, business correspondence, and national and department encampments for the Captain Thomas Espy Post 153, Department of Pennsylvania. This page contains data from completed membership applications, transfer cards, and the adjutant’s report of deaths.

For more information on the collection or assistance with Civil War research please contact Diane Klinefelter, Library Director, 412-276-3456, x9.

Adjutant’s Report of Deceased Members

Allen, Parker, January 31, 1908
Allshouse, Peter, February 11, 1906
Barnhart, Leister, 1897
Beard, James W., December 4, 1896
Bowles, John,, August 23, 1911
Boyce, Joseph, April 28, 1907
Boyce, William, June 18, 1905
Brown, James J., December 10, 1902
Chalfant, Joseph B., October 1, 1897
Chambers, William, April 15, 1907
Clark, Benjamin M., September 20, 1883
Clark, Horace T., May 22, 1892
Connor (Conner), Hiram A., May 18, 1890
Coryell(e), Joseph, October 7, 1899
Crumpton, Robert D., May 3, 1904
Drake, George S., September 28, 1897
Feltenberger, J.P., July 14, 1890
Fife, Jared B., May 21, 1904
Flory, George, December 21, 1887
Foster, Ward, August 4, 1891
Gallagher, Dennis, January 10, 1901
Glenn, William J., August 26, 1908
Harcum, Andrew, April 13, 1899
Hart, Joshua A., June 16, 1911
Hartz, Peter, February 3, 1908Espy Chairs
Heisel, Jacob, December 20, 1894
Hosack, John F., November 30, 1907
Hughey, Annanais C., September 30, 1907
Huot (Hewet), John F., January 17, 1893
Irvin, William, October 4, 1911
Jacobs, David, March 1898
Johnston, B. Frank, June 2, 1887
Jones, Thomas (no date specified)
Kinneen (Keenan), James
Kirby, William M., December 10, 1907
Lea, Thomas N., March 4, 1899
Lister, Ernest, April 2, 1911
Litzenberg, William H., April 21, 1911
Lewellen, Jefferson, April 30, 1881
McClelland, Robert T., December 15, 1900
McCurdy, Robert, March 18, 1899
McFarland, John D., April 10, 1905
McGrogan, James, April 11, 1907
McIntosh, William, January 28, 1902
McMillen, William C., June 30, 1903
McNary, George H., February 28, 1880
McPeak, Samuel B., December 26, 1906
McQuillen, Robert, September 29, 1904
McWilliams, William L., October 20, 1883
Moon, Elwood, July 15, 1904
Naughton, Thomas, (no date specified)
Nold, Frank X., May 23, 1906
Orris, George, December 20, 1905
Pascoe, Thomas, February 18, 1906
Patterson, John, September 3, 1903
Patton, Lesley, May 29, 1898
Phillips, James S., February 12, 1881
Purdem, Alex. (Puardee, Abijah), December 7, 1901Rice, Daniel Harvey, April 4, 1906
Rimmell, George G., September 29, 1905
Ryne (Ryan), Joseph, January 17, 1886
Sage, Morris H., April 6, 1909
Schriber, Thomas, February 22, 1905
Shipley, Presley H., November 24, 1900flag
Simpson, Robert, June 13, 1892
Smith, Joseph, November 11, 1902
Teevans, Michael, August 26, 1884
Thompson, George, June 25, 1911
Turnball, Ralph, September 16, 1889
Wallace, Samuel, September 11, 1905
White, William P., October 1, 1907
Wilhelm, George, May 1, 1896