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Curby, Joseph



  • Existence: 1831 - 1904


Joseph L. Curby was born on April 4, 1831 in Chester County Pennsylvania to William Curby and Catherine Fletcher Curby. He served in the Civil War as captain of Company I, 84th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers and was also a sutler for various army units. Later, he moved to St. Louis, Missouri, and died on March 8, 1904. He is buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis.

Curby was a Pennsylvanian who later settled in St. Louis.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Joseph L. Curby Manuscript Collection [DOC MSS 43]

Identifier: DOC MSS 43

This collection documents the Civil War activities of Joseph L. Curby, a Pennsylvania native who later moved to St. Louis. Included here are commission and discharge papers, muster rolls, military passes, receipts, and official correspondence related to Curby's function as sutler

Dates: 1861-1896