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Federal (USV)

Private

Johannes Adam Burckle

"Adam"

(c. 1817 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 44 year old mason, he enlisted on 13 December 1861 in Erie, PA and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry. on 21 December.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic service from Bates,1 as John A. Berckeel. Further details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, which has him as Adam Beerckeel; transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman. His name seen in some records also as Adam Beerckill or Berckel. His pension record has him as Burckle.

Birth

c. 1817 in GERMANY

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1049  [AotW citation 10934]