Philemon Henry McCracken
Residence Bradford County PA; 16 years old.
Enlisted on 9/9/1861 at Bradford County, PA as a Private.
On 9/9/1861 he mustered into "K" Co. PA 50th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 7/30/1865 at Georgetown, DC
* Sergt 5/18/1865
died 3/26/1913 in Lynn Haven, FL
After the War he lived in Rosecommon County, MI & Lynn Haven, FL
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865
- Our Boys in Blue: Soldiers of Bradford County, PA
- Research by Edward Schoenberger
1) Married Arvilla Matilda Rought on Oct 1, 1865
Children: Ulysses, Katie, Hattie, Lymon, Philemon, Henrietta, George, William, Fred
2) Married Sadie Ann Handley
children: Lyda, Rosetta, George, William, Ruby, Denzil
Served as Deputy US Marshall in Rosecommons County, MI & Town Marshal in Appalachcola & Lynn Haven, FL
Philemon H. McCracken, Sgt., Company K, 50th Regiment Pa. Inf., enlisted Sep. 9, 1861, discharged July 30, 1865
Filed for Invalid Class pension Application No. 252,458, Apr. 12, 1878, received Certificate No. 393,707
HIs widow filed Application No. 1,006,785 Apr. 30, 1913, received Certificate No. 766,952
A Minor filed Pension Application No. 1,012,964 Apr. 30, 1913, received Certificate No. 308,240
He died March 26, 1913 at Lynn Haven, Fla.
Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900