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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

William C. Eben

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 128th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company E on 14 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 20 September 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 10 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1839

Death

09/20/1862 Hagerstown, MD; burial in Saint Johns Cemetery, Reading, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11166]