Cornelius W. Ribble

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Died 31 December 1861

Buried Soldiers Home National Cemetery, Washington D.C.


Private Ribble was one of the many soldiers that would die of disease in the first few months after arriving in Washington D.C at the start of the war.


By the late 1890's his mother Martha and father Christopher both filed for pensions from Cornelius's service.

Photo by Eric Lowman