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Federal (USV)

Private

Jeremiah H. Pile

(1844 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 128th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From Berks County, he mustered into service in Company A, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 10 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, not quite two weeks after his 18th birthday.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His brother Daniel Pyle (1835-1898) enlisted in 1861 as a Corporal in Company B, 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry and was a Lieutenant by the end of the War. Thanks to Steve Lewis for the pointer to Jeremiah's burial place.

Birth

09/04/1844

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Saint Paul's Church Cemetery, Amityville, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11189]