Bingham Findlay Junkin (1832-1911)

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Bingham Findlay Junkin (1832-1911) - Company E, 100th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (the Roundheads).
Bingham Findley Junkin
D8 Bingham Findley Junkin, born 12/12/1832. Died 05/15/1911. Married Mary Samantha Duff on 02/27/1855. Born 12/01/1829, died 11/06/1921.

During the Civil War Bingham enlisted in Company E, 100th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (the "Roundheads"). He kept a diary of the days he spent at the battle front and event recorded his daily bible readings. It is said that the Bible he carried in his breast pocket once saved his life from a bullet, although on June 17, 1864, he was severely wounded at Petersburg. After recovering from the wound, he returned to the front and was discharged at the close of the war.

Four of his brothers were also in the Civil War. Two were killed in the service of their country - Joseph B. Junkin (100 PVI, killed at Spotsylvania, May 12, 1864), and George Q. Junkin (killed at Fredericksburg December 12, 1862). He was of patriotic partentage, his father having been a soldier of the War of 1812, and his two grandfathers fought in the Revolutionary War.

Children of Bingham Findley Junkin and Mary Samantha Duff:

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