Saturday, June 22, 2013

Samuel F. McKee.

Samuel F. McKee.

Birth: Jun. 18, 1829, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Death: Jun. 21, 1864, Georgia.

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, West Catasauqua, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

State Records of Pennsylvania.

147th., Pennsylvania Infantry, Co. H.

Samuel F. McKee Captain, mustered in October 18, 1862. Promoted from Adjutant, March 12, 1864; died June 25, 1864, of wounds received June 20, 1864.

Official Records of the Union Army.

Captain Samuel F. McKee, Co. H., was in charge of the skirmishers of the regiment and was accidentally shot and mortally wounded by one of his men.  Death ended his suffering the following day.

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