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Yard sale yields Civil War-linked find

Stored under In the News on May 23, 2006 at 11:47 AM
Monday, May 22, 2006 BY JERRY L. GLEASON Of The Patriot-News

A Civil War-related document that Herb Kruger rescued at a yard sale will find a home at the Centre County Historical Society in State College.

The framed document, which has been appraised at more than $500, recounts the Civil War service of David Love of Bellefonte, who served as a private in Company E of the 45th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.

Kruger, who is president of the Historical Society of East Pennsboro Twp., had stopped at the yard sale in the township to pick up some items related to Enola Yard and the Pennsylvania Railroad for the society's museum. The woman asked him if he would be interested in the document, which is in a wooden frame measuring 29 inches by 35 inches.

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