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Samuel Gulliford enlisted as a musician, accompanying his son, Alden, in Company K, 58th Pennsylvania Militia on July 11, 1863. The regiment was sent by rail from Pittsburg to help guard the upper fords of the Ohio River in an attempt to intercept Confederate Cavalry under General John H. Morgan. Following Morgan's surrender, the 58th guarded the prisoners until they were moved to the Ohio Penitentiary at Columbus. The regiment was discharged on August 14-15, 1863. Samuel Gulliford died at the age of 81 on August 27, 1900. Photograph and information submitted by Samuel Gulliford's great great grandson, Robert G. Gray.