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16, 1830 of parents, Wm. and Mary (McCabe) Delaney, deceased. By this marriage there are seven children, Mary J., Catherine, Matilda, Michael, Regina, James and John. Comrade McGuire gave his young manhood to his country's needs and was enrolled at Baltimore, Md., in Co. G, 145th Pa. V.I. July 1, 1863, he was wounded at the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., by gunshot through right thigh; he was taken to hospital to Philadelphia, Pa., where he was treated for three months; he was also wounded by bayonet at Spottsylvania. With his regiment he took active part in the engagements of Antietam, Gettysburg, Spottsylvania, Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and Fair Oaks, receiving an honorable discharge at expiration of time. Three brothers also served, Richard, who died while a prisoner, Felix was killed in battle, and John P., who is still living and draws a pension. His uncle, Richard McGuire, ranked as Captain in the Mexican War; his wife's brother, George was also in service. Comrade McGuire passed away July 22, 1890 having met death by an accident; his widow has a pension and her address is Coupon, Pa.

John P. McGUIRE

A son of John A. and Susan (Storm) McGuire, deceased, was born in Cambria county, Pa., Oct 3, 1832. He was married in April, 1868 in this county to Mary Benden, who was born there June, 1839; her father, Robert Benden is deceased but her mother, Mary (Trexler), is still spared. Comrade McGuire was engaged in farming when the war broke out. Filled with enthusiasm of youth he enlisted Sept 3, 1861, when 29 years of age as a private in Co. A, 55th Pa V.I., and performed his duties faithfully. In the winter of 1862 he was confined in hospital as Beuford, S.C. forty days, suffering with piles and bilious fever. In the summer of 1864 he was detailed as sharpshooter and spent two months in this way. He took active part in the siege of Petersburg, and was honorably discharged at Chapin's Farm, Va., Oct 17,1864. He had three brothers in service, James was wounded at Spottsylvania, Felix was taken prisoner and starved to death in Macon and Richard was taken prisoner May 17, 1864 and died the next day. His wife's brother, Dematras and Simon, also served in Pa. Regts. Comrade McGuire belongs to Thos. McClosky Post, 314; he is a farmer and his address is Ashville, Pa.

JAMES M'KINNEY,

Son of Philip and Julia (McGough) McKinney, deceased, was born in Pennsylvania in 1830. He was united in the bonds of matrimony in 1871, in Cambria county, Pa., to Matilda McGough, who was born in 1852, in Cambria county. She was a daughter of John McGough, de-


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