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Federal (USV)

Private

Calvin D. Bennage

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company B, 11th Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA. He was captured in action at Weldon Railroad, VA on 19 August 1864 and released on 28 February 1865. He was discharged on 5 March 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database. Casualty details from Nelson2.

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11022]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 129  [AotW citation 16332]