Gallentine, Thomas Jefferson Born 23 July 1841 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania; died 7 June 1921 in Decatur County, Kansas; buried in Block 69 of Norcatur Cemetery in Decatur County, Kansas. Married Eliza Murray; children: Ida, Frank, Eli, Cora, Sarah, Abraham Vernon, Phoebe, Daniel Webster and Mae.


Drafted 16 July 1863; mustered in for three years as a Private with Company I; mustered out with company 29 August 1865 at Clarksburg, West Virginia. He served with the regiment in South Carolina during the siege of Charleston (August 1863-August 1864; he may have been in action in the battles on John's Island [February 1864] and James Island [July 1864]), in the defenses of Washington (August-September 1864), and on guard duty along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in West Virginia (October 1864-August 1865).