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William Penn

Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

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Philadelphia in Images: Portrait of Galusha Pennypacker

Lithograph by F. Koss for Thos. Sinclair & Son on title page of: General Pennypacker's March / by Pierre Latour.
Philadelphia: Lee & Walker, 1875.
Box 15, no. 26.

Galusha Pennypacker (June 1, 1844-Oct. 1, 1916) enlisted in the army in 1861 at the age of seventeen. He served with the 97th Pennsylvania Regiment in several battles during the Civil War and earned a reputation as a valiant soldier who remained in battles regardless of his wounds. Before his twenty-first birthday in 1865 Pennypacker was made a brevet general. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery. Pennypacker was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania. After retiring from the service in 1904, he lived out the remainder of his life in Philadelphia.

Galusha Pennypacker

Philadelphia in Images

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