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Federal (USV)


Richard Fohl

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old miner from Beaver Meadows, he mustered into service in Company C on 9 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1 and his Veteran's Card2. His name is also seen in some records as Richard Fahl. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.


c. 1839


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11530]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 15328]