Samuel J. McBride enlisted in Company H, 78th
Regiment, Pa. Volunteers on its original organization
at Butler, Pa. and was mustered into service of the
United States, on the 17th of September, 1861 for the
term of 3 years as Sargeant.
He received his commission as 2nd Lieutenant on
the 25 November 1862. On February 6, 1863, he was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant by the command of
He assumed command of Company H, 78th Regt.,
Oct. 24, 1864. He was Discharged Nov. 4, 1864.
The Gallant 78th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry - Co. H
Top Left Corner - 1st Lt. Samuel J. McBride
at close of
Footnote: The Author of this website looks like his GG-Grandfather above.