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Fahs of the 87th PA Inf - Civil War
Posted by: Dennis Brandt Date: March 30, 2000 at 15:40:54
In Reply to: Re: any Fahs families by Randy of 104

Looking for info on Civil War veterans named Fahs who served with the 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. The regiment mustered in York in September 1861. They were:

1) Fahs, John Madison Capt Co A; mustered Sept 11, 1861; discharged March 12, 1865; born Aug 5, 1835; died 1912; from West Manchester Township, York County; professions: farmer, school teacher & businessman; blue-eyed, lifelong bachelor
       
2) Fahs, William Hamilton "Ham" Pvt Co A; mustered Sept 11, 1861; discharged April 4, 1864, to the Veteran Reserve Corps; born June 15, 1838; died June 1, 1914; from Bethelehem, Northampton County; John Fahs' cousin; son of Heindrich and Sophia Frederica Fahs; twin brother James Madison Fahs served in the 129th Pennsylvania Infantry


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