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Federal (USV)

Private

Curtis C. Bisbee

(1838 - 1902)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From New York, he moved with his parents to Amity Township, Erie County, PA in 1857. He enlisted 8 August and mustered into service in Company F, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 1 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, near Sharpsburg, and was discharged there in January 1863.

After the War

He returned to Amity Township, and lived there for the rest of his life.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates.1 Casualty details from Nelson,2 who has him as C. Cheisbe. Details from family research in his pension file. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.

Birth

1838; Lebanon, NY

Death

10/29/1902 Amity Township, PA; burial in Wattsburg Cemetery, Wattsburg, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 10935]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 160  [AotW citation 17460]