George M. Forrer

Pvt., 194th and 16th Pennsylvania Infantry 1845-1908 George M. Forrer was born December 12, 1845 in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. He was the middle child of Abraham and Margaret Forrer. At age 19 he was enrolled in the Civil War out of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. He was 5 feet 5 1/2 inches tall, had a dark

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Jacob Watson Fortney

Sgt., 3rd Infantry and 6th Cavalry West Virginia 1843-1921 Jacob Watson Fortney at the age of 18 joined the 3rd Virginia Volunteers Infantry at Clarksburg, Virginia. He reenlisted age 21 into Company D, 6th Regiment West Virginia Cavalry. The 6th Regiment was ordered on June 16, 1865 to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He was hospitalized in

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