Faces of the 53rd PVI http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/ Faces of the 53rd PVI September 12, 1899 in Gettysburg This reunion photo includes men from the 53rd Regiment. The photo was submitted by Ron McCall and Raymond Shipp. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163681754 163681754 Gettysburg Reunion This photo was taken at Gettysburg during a reunion of the 53rd. James Strong is in the first row, 1st on the right. Samuel Wilson Norris is in the front row, 3rd from the right. Samuel W. Gill is in the front row, and is the 6th from the right. John G. Garner is in the front row, the 10th from the right. John Rutter Brooke, the first colonel of the regiment, is in the front row seventh from the left. This photo was submitted by Ron McCall and Ruby Shearburn. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163681755 163681755 Reunion of the Grafton Men This reunion photo was taken of the men from the Grafton (now Hesston) area of Huntingdon County, PA in Grafton on June 8, 1898. It shows the local men who were in Co. C. James Strong is the first person in the first row on the right. Samuel Wilson Norris is the first person in the front row at the left. John G. Garner is the third man in the back row from the left. Samuel Watson Gill is the 4th man from the left in the front row (there is a man on the ground right in front of him). This photo was submitted by Ron McCall. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163681756 163681756 James Strong This photo was submitted by James Strong III, and copied from the 53rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Co "C" Inc. website at http://www.53rdpvi.org/ with permission. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163681757 163681757 John McLaughlin This photo was copied from the 53rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Co "C" Inc. website at http://www.53rdpvi.org/ with permission. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163681758 163681758 Sanford F. Tippery This photo was copied from the 53rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Co "C" Inc. website at http://www.53rdpvi.org/ with permission. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163681759 163681759 Samuel Wilson Norris This photo was shared by Ron McCall. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163682640 163682640 Lawrence S. Swope http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688226 163688226 Davis G. Enyeart This photo was shared by Jim Gresham. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163691481 163691481 John G. Garner This photo was submitted by Claudia Garner. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=164000593 164000593 Michael McCall This drawing/photo was submitted by Ron McCall. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=164240444 164240444 November 25, 1862 - Page 1 Anthony J. Beaver (1832-1899) wrote this letter to his brother, presumably Jackson S. Beaver. Anthony served with Co. C of the 53rd PVI, and was located near Harper's Ferry at the time of this letter. He mentions local names who are actually at Harper's Ferry. This letter was shared by Anthony's great-granddaughter, Joanne Sauter. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688236 163688236 November 25, 1862 - Page 2 http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688234 163688234 November 25, 1862 - Page 3 http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688235 163688235 February 26, 1863 - Page 1 Anthony J. Beaver (1832-1899) wrote this letter to his brother, presumably David Beaver. Anthony served with Co. C of the 53rd PVI, and was located in Philadelphia at the time of this letter. He mentions Davis Enyeart at the end of the letter, as well as some other local names. This letter was shared by Anthony's great-granddaughter, Joanne Sauter. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688227 163688227 February 26, 1863 - Page 2 http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688228 163688228 February 26, 1863 - Page 3 http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688229 163688229 July 6, 1863 - Page 1 This four page letter was written on July 6, 1863 immediately following the Battle of Gettysburg. Anthony J. Beaver (1832-1899) wrote the letter to his father, Samuel Beaver (1811-1885). The letter was shared with me by Joanne Sauter, a great-granddaughter of Anthony J. Beaver. The letter chronicles burying Matthew G. Isett at Gettysburg and lists all of those injured from Co. C of the 53rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, with which Anthony Beaver served. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688232 163688232 July 6, 1863 - Page 2 http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688230 163688230 July 6, 1863 - Page 3 http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688231 163688231 July 6, 1863 - Page 4 http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163688233 163688233 Details of Matthew Isett's Death This is a portion of the letter above from Anthony Beaver describing the details of the burial of Matthew Isett. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163731257 163731257 Co. C Roster on the Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163731258 163731258 GAR Postcard from Marklesburg, PA This postcard was submitted by Jeff Launtz. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163731259 163731259 Back of the GAR Postcard This postcard was submitted by Jeff Launtz. http://woodcockvalley.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163731260 163731260