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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Jacob H. Santo

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company H on 16 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 2d Lt. on April 15, 1864 to 1st Lieut. and Adjutant on January 15. 1865.

References & notes

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

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11565]