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Federal (USV)

Private

Augustus Berger

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 25 year old boatman from Schuykill Haven, he mustered into service in Company C on 9 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1 and his Veteran's Card.2 Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.

Birth

c. 1836

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11526]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 15329]