Posted By:Ron Coddington
Subject:James H. McKee, Civil War veteran, New York
Post Date:April 23, 2011 at 04:30:15
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Forum:Mckee Family Genealogy Forum
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Searching for letters, journals, and other personal documents referencing the life and military service of James Harvey McKee, who served with the 144th New York Infantry for his entire enlistment. He joined the regiment in the summer of 1862 as a sergeant in Company I and later advanced to second lieutenant. After the war he became a minister in Ohio. He also wrote the history of the 144th, "Back 'in War Times,'" published in 1903.

His portrait:

Any and all help appreciated!