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G.A.R. – Ross Rush Post No. 361 – Ursina


Sep 14, 2015

Ross Rush Post, No. 361, G.A.R., was organized July 23, 1883. The officers and charter members were as follows:
Col. E. D. Yutzy, C.
B. F. Snyder, S.V.C.
G. W. Anderson, J.V.C.
T. W. Anderson, Chap.
Noah Scott, Q.M.
William H. Kepler, O.D.
Jackson Lenhart, O.G.
LeRoy Forquer, Adj.
J. B. Jennings
Jacob J. Bush
Andrew Holliday
William R. Thomas
Alfred M. Snyder
Harrison Younkin
Harrison Vansycle
John Enos
Andrew J. Cross
Samuel O’Neal
Abram A. Miller
Marcellus Andrews
Sylvester Herring
William Shaw
Charles Rose

Ross Rush Post was named after Ross Rush, of Co. H, 85th Regt. Penn. Vols., who was killed in an infantry charge at Petersburg, June 18, 1864. He was a son of Jacob Rush, and great-grandson of Jacob Rush, a revolutionary soldier.

(Source: History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Counties, PA; 1884)

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