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Federal (USV)

Private

Lewis K. Briner

(1829 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 128th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32, he enlisted in Reading on 4 August 1862 and mustered as Corporal, Company I, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Register.2 Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

12/04/1829

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11163]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg  [AotW citation 23924]