Thursday, March 19, 2015

John H. Boring.

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John H. Boring 

Birth: 1840.
Death: Dec. 8, 1913.

Wife: Julia A Gilbert Boring (1845 - 1926).

Burial: Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Was a Civil  War Veteran, being in three different regiments.

Pennsylvania 22nd., Cavalry, / 185th., Infantry, Regimental History. 

 Page. 366, Captain John H. Boring, of Company K, while leading in the charge at the head of his battalion, was severely wounded in the shoulder

Page. 417, Captain John H. Boring, Company K, of our regiment, wounded at Martinsburg in our fight with Early's forces on the 18th of September, had just been discharged from the hospital and was returning to his regiment at the front. At Martinsburg he was placed in command of a troop of remount cavalrymen, returning to their different regiments. He, with his command, formed a part of General Sheridan's escort from Wmchester in his famous ride, and assisted in bringing back to the front many stragglers.

Pennsylvania 125th, Infantry, Co. F.

John H. Boring, Corporal, Mustered in August 12, 1662; Mustered out with company May 18, 1863.

Pennsylvania 22nd., Cavalry / 185th., Infantry & 3rd., Provisional Cavalry, Co. K..

John H. Boring, Captain, Mustered in February 26, 1864; Wounded at Martinsburg West Virginia, September 18, 1864; Mustered out with Company K., 3rd., Provisional Cavalry, October 31, 1865.

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