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Philemon Henry McCracken and Sadie Ann Handly

Philemon Henry McCracken and Sadie Ann Handly

Wedding Photo of Philemon Henry McCracken, born June 25, 1845, died Mar 26 1913, and his wife, Sadie Ann Handly, born 26 Oct 1878. She died Aug 18 1915, Buffalo Putman Co WV.

Philemon enlisted into the Civil War in May of 1861 from Bradford Pa to serve with Co "K" 50th PA Vol Inf. He was wounded in the left knee at South Mountain. For which he was promoted to the rank of Sgt He was at the Dedication of the Gettysburg Monument by Special Order of the war Department. He was a member of the Grand Army Of the Republic "GAR" and died in Lynn Haven Fl where he is buried.

Submitted by Jim McCracken, grandson

 

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