Monday, March 28, 2011

Military Monday: Daniel Ashbaugh

Daniel Ashbaugh
Private Co E. 11th Pa Infantry

Daniel Ashbaugh
Feb. 14, 1832
Aug 30, 1862

Daniel was mustered in at Westmoreland County Pa. on Oct. 4, 1861 and was killed on Aug. 30, 1862 at the 2nd battle of Bull Run.
Photo from Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville, Pa.

The Pa 11th was nicknamed the "Bloody Eleventh" at the battle of Falling Water, July 21st 1861
A total of 1,890 men served in the regiment during the war, and only 340 men were discharged at wars end.

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