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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

KEEPing with the Family

Military Roster, American Civil War
Keep, Abner  Newton
son of Marsena Keep and Polly Hewitt
born 3 Oct 1824
 Union, Enlisted as Private Sept 11, 1862 in Co. Andrews, indpt Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania State Militia.  

Keep, Alsinus
son of Marsena Keep and Polly Hewitt
born   22 July 1838
Union, enlisted as Corp., 111th Pennsylvania Regiment Vol., died Sept. 17, 1862, while carrying the regimental colors at the Battle of Antietam and was buried in the National Cemetery there.  ***See  his story on the Personal Experiences Pages. 

Keep, Asa Hugh
son of Marsena Keep and Polly Hewitt
born  16 Dec 1833
 Union,Pennsylvania Regiment.

Keep, Bradford Ellery 
son of Matthew Keep and Orilla Hewitt
born  27 Sep 1830
 Union, enlisted as Private Jan 5, 1864, Co. C., Pvt, 111th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry Volunteers.  Discharged on surgeon's certificate Jan. 7, 1865.

Keep, John Oliver
son of Marsena Keep and Polly Hewitt
born  9 Aug 1840
Union, enlisted as Pvt June 13, 1861, Co. H, 20th Regiment Infantry, Illinois Volunteers. Wounded in battle.  Discharged Jul 23, 1862 because of wounds.

 Keep, Reuben Farley
son of Marsena Keep and Polly Hewitt
born  16 Aug 1835
Union, enlisted as Pvt. Oct. 22, 1861, Co. H, 20th Regiment, Illinois Infantry Volunteers.  Wounded in battle.  Discharged July 23, 1862.

Its a shame, all of their sons went.  But from what I can tell, none died in battle, I will keep searching.  

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