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Moser, David, 1834-1929 (199th Pennsylvania Infantry)


Biographical Note

David Moser was born in Scranton, PA in 1834 and died in 1929. His wife, Sarah, was born in 1840 and died in 1916. They lived all their married lives in Scranton and are both buried there. David Moser was Pennsylvanian German and spelled many of his words phonetically (“trink” for drink, “fide” for fight, “sing” for thing, “wis” for with, “blanty” for plenty, etc.).

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David Moser Papers

Identifier: Ms-2018-030

This collection contains 35 letters written by Union private David Moser, 199th Pennsylvania Infantry, to his wife, Sarah, dating from September 1864 through June 1865, as well as several pieces of ephemera from 1892-1917.

Dates: 1864 - 1917