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78th Regiment Penna Veteran Volunteer Infantry

78th Regiment Penna Veteran Volunteer Infantry

Survivors of the 78th Regiment Penna Veteran Volunteer Infantry.

John Dinger Jr. and Elias Hendricks both served in this regiment during the Civil War.

Photo was taken during the dedication of their monument at the Chickamauga Battlefield, Tenn. in 1893.

Bill May's great grandfather, Christian Hinchberger is in the front row.

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78th Regiment Co.F Pa Volunteers

My GG Grandfather - SAMUEL J. McBRIDE - was an Officer in this regiment. / Samuel J. McBride enlisted in Co. F, 78th Regiment, Pa. Volunteers on its original organization at Butler, Pa. And was mustered into service of the United States, on the 17th of September, 1861 for the term of three years. He received his commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant on November 25, 1862. On February 6, 1863, he was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant by command of Col. Sirwell. He assumed command of Company F, 78th Regiment on October 24, 1864. He was discharged on November 4, 1864.

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