Harp, Peter

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Peter was born in Albany County, NY at about 1821.

Marriage & Children

Peter married at about 1839, Nancy _____ who was born at about 1822 in New York. They had the following known children:

  • Elizabeth Harp
  • George Harp
  • Edwin Harp
  • William H. Harp

Military Service

41st Infantry Battle Flag
Name: Peter Harp
Muster in Date: 10 November 1863[1]
Enlistment Place: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., NY[1]
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
State Served: New York[1]
Regiment: 41st Infantry[1]
Company: Company H[1]
Discharged for Disability: 9 December 1865[1]
Muster Out Place: Folly Island, SC[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 42 to serve three years. [1]

Born in Albany County, NY, Age 42, Blacksmith, Gray eyes, Brown hair, Dark complexion, 5'6" tall.[2]

Sources Used: Ancestry.com, US Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865, Annual Report of the Adjutant General for the State of New York.[1]


According to the pension index, Peter died in the service on July 3, 1865[3]


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Annual Report of the Adjutant General or the State of New York
  2. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
  3. Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com