David Beverage, Co. M
pension card; contributed by Kate Eakman,
Pvt. David Beverage of Co. M who was injured (not wounded) and
discharged on disability shortly after the Battle of South Mountain,
September 14, 1862. Why? Apparently he was run over by an artillery
History of the 100th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment, "The Roundheads, Miscellaneous Articles and History Summaries
Glimpses of a Nation's Struggle, A Series of Papers read by the Minnesota Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States; Personal Observations and Experiences in the Pope Campaign, Virginia; Col. Daniel Leasure, One Hundredth (Roundheads) Pennsylvania Regiment, US Volunteers, St. Paul Book and Stationary Company, St. Paul, MN, 1887, pgs 135-167 as found in Google Books.
Condensed History of the One Hundredth Regiment, The Roundheads, J.C. Stevenson, Sec'ty of the Association, as printed in the 'Shelby Beacon', Shelby Steel Tube Company, Ellwood City, PA, Vol. 4, August 31, 1917, pgs 9-12 as found in Google Books
Series of Articles about the use of James P. Sankey, Co. K as Frank Vittnor's (sculptor) model of the 75th Gettysburg Anniversary Commemorative Half Dollar minted in 1936 for the 75th Gettysburg Anniversary in 1938---Articles contributed by descendant Jeff Heckler (author's note: as most of us know, the Roundheads were not at Gettysburg but Sankey was chosen as a model anyway as there were few veterans left in 1936 that were spry enough to pose for the coin!).
New Account of Mine Explosion, Capture, Life in Prison and Escape from Confederate Danville, N.C. Prison, by John J. Munnell, Co. F, written in early 1900s, contributed and transcribed by Andrew Clark, great great grandson of Munnell (see account by Morehead Gibson below)
Numerous Civil War Period Newspaper Articles on the Roundheads from the New Castle Courant that was part of a Scrapbook, original owner unknown but likely the parents of a soldier of the 100th PVI from Lawrence County, PA. Transcribed and Contributed by Tami McConahy, Tami McConahy Collection.
Please visit this 1887 History of Lawrence County, transcribed by Tami McConahy for the Lawrence County, PA GenWeb site. This history gives a good background of the cities, townships and important men of the principal county where 100th Pennsylvania soldiers came from
Account of the Battle of the Mine Explosion or Battle of the Crater, by Silas Stevenson, M.D. (formerly Pvt. Stevenson of Co. K), a Pamphlet History published in 1914 to Commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle (transcribed by David L. Welch
Account of Company B's Sgt. William Morehead Gibson's Escape from Confederate Prison in Danville, VA taken from September 29, 1916 Grove City, PA Newspaper Article in Col. Norman J. Maxwell Scrapbook (transcribed by Tami McConahy)
"Battle Days of the Roundheads", The Civil War Experience of the Famous 100th Pa., a Fighting Regiment., Part II, by J. R. Holibaugh, Denver, Colo., from 1897? Newspaper Article in Col. Norman J. Maxwell Scrapbook (transcribed by Tami McConahy)
"Exploits of Dr. Leasure and the Roundheads", Biographical Profile of Col. Daniel Leasure by Joseph Leasure, lateral descendant and published in the Washington Times Newpaper in 1993 (transcribed and published to the 100th Penn Website by David L. Welch with Joseph Leasure's permission)
This site was last updated 01/27/13