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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Charles A. Austin

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 130th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company B on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left ankle in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Harrisburg, PA, and discharged on Surgeon's Certificate on February 11, 1863.

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 11220]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 118  [AotW citation 16179]