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W.M. Culp

W.M. Culp

Federal (USV)

Corporal

William M. Culp

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A coach maker in Shippensburg, he mustered into service as Private, Company A, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 July 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 September 1862. He was wounded in action at Malvern Hill, VA on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 20 September 1862 at Hagerstown, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. His picture from a photograph at the Library of Congress, donated in 2017 by Tom Liljenquist. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

04/01/1841 in PA

Death

09/20/1862 Hagerstown, MD; burial in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11767]