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Sankey, James P (PA, 100 Volunteers)

Sankey, Pennsylvania Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


* Name…James P. Sankey
* Street Address…214 Noble Ave
* City…Crafton, Pittsburgh, Penna
* Organization served with…100 Penna Vol. (Roundheads)
* Date Entered Service…Feb 29, 1864
* Date Left Service…July 24, 1865, Also had 3 months previous service
* Did You Participate in the Battle of Antietam? … No
* Would you like to attend the reunion at Sharpsburg on September 17th? …Yes, if expenses are not to high
* What is the state of your health? …Fine, but cannot see to get around alone.
* Date of birth …Dec 3, 1846
* Remarks…What and where are the hotels and what their rates.
My father is the man who sat for the Gettysburg coin


Doug Bast, Boonsborough Museum of History

The form was filled in by one of Sankey's children. The story of the Gettysburg coin can be found at 100th Pennsylvania history. The planning of the Gettysburg event was much future ahead than that of the Antietam commemoration.

James Sankey is listed as attending the Gettysburg 75th Anniversary Reunion, according to The Last Reunion of the Blue and Gray by Paul Roy.

"Send hotel rates sheet" has been penciled on the top of this sheet.


Collection Location:
Boonsborough Museum of History

Original Size:
28 x 22 cms

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Registers; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans--Portraits.


Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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