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Federal (USV)


Jonathan S. Foor

(1839 - 1908)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old farmer in Bradford County, he enlisted there on 26 December 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 January 1862 in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the arm in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 17 September and transferred to Baltimore on 19 September. He was captured at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863 and a prisoner until 11 December 1864. He was discharged at the end of his term on 20 March (or 9 January) 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer in Bradford County.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

His cousin George Washington Foor (b. 1818) was in the same Company and was killed at Antietam on 17 September.


12/20/1839; Bedford County, PA


05/22/1908; East Providence Township, Bedford County, PA; burial in Rays Cove Christian Church, Breezewood, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23720]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23721]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #77  [AotW citation 23722]