Military Veterans

Revolutionary War

Christian Whiteman (1762-1827)
Private, Berks County 6th Battalion, Pennsylvania Militia
(Gr-gr-gr-gr-gr-grandfather)

James Phillips (1756-1811)
Commander of Sloop General Lee, Maryland Navy
(Gr-gr-gr-gr-gr-gr-grandfather)

War of 1812

Nicholas Headington (1790-1856)
Maryland Militia
(Gr-gr-gr-gr-gr-grandfather)

Civil War

Daniel Brewster (1845-1917)
Private, Co E, 80th OVI
(Gr-gr-grandfather)

James Henry Brewster (1841-1916)
Sergeant, Co E, 80th OVI
(Gr-gr-granduncle)

Hallet Bryan (1836-1863)
Private, Co E, 89th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
Killed in Memphis, Tennessee, buried in Memphis National Cemetery
(Gr-gr-gr-granduncle)

Nimrod Headington (1827-1913)
Colonel, 34th Indiana Infantry
(Gr-gr-gr-gr-granduncle)

John Wesley Headington (1833-1911)
Colonel, 100th Indiana Regiment
(Gr-gr-gr-gr-granduncle)

WWII

Herbert M. Miller
Private, 84th Division, 333rd Regiment, Co. L, The Railsplitters
Battle of the Bulge
Purple Heart
2 Bronze Stars
(father)

Viet Nam

Corey Wayne Ellenberger (1946-1967)
Private First Class, Rifleman, Co. L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Killed in action in South Vietnam
(Second cousin)

 

1 comment

  1. Kate Eichler

    This is so interesting! I am sure it took a lot of research. Think I will print this. Aunt Kate

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