Welcome to "Remembering the 142nd PVI". The purpose of this site is post pictures, information, and the final resting places of this regiment of the American Civil War. It seeks to tell a "bottom up" history, straight from the common soldiers themselves. If you have any information concerning the 142nd, please email me at bmonticue@gmail.com. Thank you and enjoy.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Pvt Elijah Berkey, Co. C

Elijah Berkey was born around 1837 in Pennsylvania. On Aug 25, 1862, he was mustered into Co. C 142nd PA Infantry. According to the Historical Data Systems of Provo, UT, Pvt. Berkey "Died from wounds...on 15 Jan 1863 at Washington, DC."

He was buried in Military Asylum Cemetery in DC, which is now known as "Soldiers and Airmen National Cemetery."

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