Michael H. Barkheimer

Enlisted on 20 Sept 1862 as a private in Co. K 18th PA Cavalry

Discharged on 11 July 1865 as a wagoner
According to his obituary, Michael and the 18th were involved in 52 separate engagements.

Born 12 Jan 1832 in Woodbury Twp Bedford County, PA to Lewis Barkheimer and Anna Hysong

Married Jane Kyle on 6 Oct 1853

Was working as a day laborer before the war

After the war, Michael worked as an iron worker for the Cambria Iron Co. and the Pennsylvania Railroad

He and Jane had four children

Died in 1914 and is buried in Headrick Cemetery in East Taylor Twp, Cambria County, PA

Compiled by Mark Millin 2/9/2010

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