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"U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865, William Ross Hartshorne."  www.Ancestry.com



Session Position District Party
1875 Democrat
1876 Democrat
 Counties   Clearfield


01/26/1839 - 06/12/1905

HARTSHORN, William Ross, a Representative from Clearfield County; born, January 26, 1839 in Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pa.; colonel, Company K, 42nd Regiment, “Bucktails,” Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1864, Civil War; prisoner of war); brevet brigadier general, Company S, 190th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1875 and 1876 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1877 term; employed, governor’s staff, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; superintendent, Public Grounds and Buildings, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (13 years); died, June 12, 1905 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Oak Hill Cemetery, Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.