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Federal (USV)

Private

John Armole

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 124th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted on 7 August 1862 in West Chester and mustered as Private, Company G, 124th Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, but died of his wounds on 3 (or 13) November 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Register.2 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.3

Birth

c. 1840

Death

11/03/1862 Harrisburg, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11133]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg  [AotW citation 23826]

3   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. 116  [AotW citation 23827]