Samuel J. McBride - Son of " Alexander McBride " and " Mary Armstrong "
Samuel J. McBride, enlisted in Company H, 78th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers on its original organization at Butler, Pennsylvania and was mustard 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 Lieutant by the command of Col. Sirwell. He assumed command of Company H, 78th Regiment on October 24, 1864. He was discharged November 4, 1864.
The Gallant 78 th Volunteer Infantry
Top Left Corner - 1 st Lt. Samuel J. McBride
Samuel J. McBride received his commission as 2nd Lieutant by the command of Col. Sirwell.
The following is a copy of his original Discharge from his service in the Union Army.
Samuel J. McBride - 2nd Lt.
at end of Cival War.
Footnote : Author of this
webpage looks like his
Samuel J. McBride
- when a young man.
View from Look Out Mountain 1864
Battle of Look Out Mountain
( Illustrated Print )