Person:Henry Sands (1)

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m. 24 DEC 1835
  1. Susannah Sands1836 - 1837
  2. Elijah Lundy Sands1838 - 1840
  3. John Sands1838 - 1880
  4. Henry Harrison Sands1840 - 1915
  5. William Ellis Sands1843 - 1910
  6. Thomas Ellwood Sands1845 - 1910
  7. Anna Margaret Sands1847 - 1894
  8. Charles Lundy Sands1849 - 1916
  9. Joseph Harvey Sands1852 - 1900
  10. James Parvin Sands1854 - 1889
m. 12 MAY 1870
  1. Flora Belle Sands1871 - 1939
  2. Sara Narcissa Sands1873 - 1937
  3. Joseph Raymond Sands1875 - 1932
  4. Truman Wright Sands1876 - Abt 1930
  5. Esther Lundy Sands1878 - 1885
  6. Ada Margaret Sands1880 - 1965
  7. May Eloise Sands1884 - 1968
  8. Helen Alcesta Sands1887 - 1917
Facts and Events
Name Henry Harrison Sands
Gender Male
Birth? 12 AUG 1840 Rhorsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Marriage 12 MAY 1870 Bowling Green, Wood, Ohioto Elizabeth Jane Beck
Death? 18 AUG 1915 Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
Burial? 21 AUG 1915 Almedia, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Other? K657-2YP FamilySearch Id
Other? Notes

!ANCESTRAL FILE: This individual has ANF number 3548-S3. BIR-MAR-DEATH: History of Columbia and Montour Counties; by Battle; (1887); p. 519.

Eleanor Sands Smith letter of 1936; in possession of Robert E. Givens, Fresno,

CA.

Noterized statement of Horace A. Sands; in possession of Robert E. Givens,

Fresno, CA.

Joseph E. Sands Family Bible; copy in possession of Robert E. Givens, Fresn,

CA. CENSUS: 191- In Bloomsburg Ward 2, Columbia, PA (ED 9, Ancestry Image 9) - In the home (all born in PA) were Henry H Sands 69, Jennie B 62 (born OH), Mae H 25, Helen A 22, and Truman 33. Also in the home was Esther Black (g dau) 15. They stated they had been married 40 years. Jennie reported she was the mother of 8 children and 7 were living. MILITARY: The following was provided by Sandi Bross via e-mail. Her source for the document is unknown at this time. - This is to certify that Henry H. Sands enlisted in Columbia County, State of Pennsylvania, and was mustered into the United States service at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, August 13, 1862 as a private to serve for five months in Company E 132nd Regiment of Pennsylvania Voluntary Infantry under Captain Michael Whitmire and Colonel R.A. Oakford and Charles Alright. The regiment moved to Washington D.C. August 19, 1862. Duty there to September 2, 1862. Ordered to Rockville, Maryland, September 2, 1862, attached to the 1st Brigade 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac to November, 1862. Then 2nd Brigade 3rd Division, 2nd Army of the Potomac. Participated in the Battle of Antietam, Maryland, September 7, 1862; Fredricksburg, December 13, 1862; Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 14, 1863. Honorably discharged May 24, 1863, at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Enlisted again September 8, 1864, as Sergeant for 1 year under Captain H.W. McKnight and Colonel William Sergant. The regiment was organized at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, September 12, 1864. It was ordered to join the Potomac Army before Petersburg, Virginia. Was assigned to the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac.

Comrade Sands shared the fortunes of his regiment in all operations and engagements, during his term of service as follows: Siege of Petersburg, Virginia, in October 1864, until April 2, 1865. Battle of Boydton Plank Road and Hatchers Run, Virginia, October 27, 1864. Warrens Raid on Welcon Railroad, December 7-12, 1864. Dabreys Mill, Hatchers Run, February 5-7, 1865. Lewis Farm, near Gravely Run, March 20, 1865. White Oak Road, March 30-31, 1865. Five Forks, April 1, 1865. Sailors Creek, April 6, 1865. Larenville, April 7, 1865. Appomattox and Lee's surrender, April 9, 1865. Marched to Washington May 1-12. Grand Review at Washington May 23, 1865. Finally and honorably discharged May 30, 1865, at Alexandria, Virginia, by reason of close of war. Member of G.A.R. Department of Pennsylvania. Colonel W.H.N. Post #250 at Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.

Presented by comrade to his wife Jennie and children Bella, Nora, Raymond, Truman, May, Ada, and Alcesta. November, 1912.