Valentine Brocht

Valentine Brocht immigrated from Germany about 1850, and
settled near Garrett, Summit Township, Somerset County, PA.

Was drafted into Co. E, 171st PA Infantry - November 2, 1862-August 7, 1863

Enlisted in Co G, 61st PA Infantry on 25 Oct 1864. Discharged 28 Jun 1865, as a Private.

Valentine married Elizabeth Long after the War, and had 4 sons and 3 daughters.

He died in 1903 and rests in Ridgeview Cemetery, Garret, Somerset Co., PA

Valentine's Memorial

SUV Mt Union Church Camp # 502