Enlisted in Blair
County, Pa and mustered in at Philadelphia 15
Feb 1865, late in the War, when nine new
companies were recruited to report to Middle
Military Division, headquartered at Harper's
Regiment moved to
Shenandoah Valley but the fighting was near
an end so they saw no action. Mustered
out with company 24 Aug 1965.
Union Army regulations required every
regiment to have at least two musicians.
It is not known if Jacob was a bugler
Born 18 Jul 1841 Alsace,
France Died 28
Oct 1900 Altoona, Blair County, PA
Buried St John's Cemetery, Altoona,
Married Alice Flynn about 1860 in
Hollidaysburg, Pa and had nine children.
2nd Great Grant Uncle of Camp Member
- Robert Wrigley