Joshua Finecy


BirthMay 5, 1844
DeathApril 1, 1930
CemeteryOsceola (Osceola)
PostReynolds (Osceola)
Unit133rd Pennsylvania Infantry, Company D

Private Joshua Finecy

Company D, 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry

Finecy was born in Somerset County, Pennsylvania on May 5, 1844. He was residing in the County when he enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on August 14, 1862. He served about 9 months and was discharged on May 26, 1863 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry was organized and mustered at Harrisburg in August 1862. The unit was designated for 9 months of service. The regiment suffered heavy losses on December 13, 1862 at the Battle of Fredericksburg (VA). The outfit lost 28 soldiers, 136 were wounded, and 9 were reported captured or missing. In addition, the unit fought at the Battle of Chancellorsville (VA) on May 3-4, 1863.

Finecy died on April 1, 1930 at the age of 85 years. He is buried in the Osceola Cemetery in Osceola (Polk County), Nebraska. Finecy was a member of the Reynolds Post (#26) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Osceola.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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