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Federal (USV)

Private

Hiram F. Chew

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company K, 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves on 27 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the left thigh (minie ball) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in a hospital in Frederick, MD and discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate on 3 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database. Casualty details from Nelson.2

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11444]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 160  [AotW citation 17461]