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Federal (USV)

Private

David Exline

(1828 - 1879)
Home State: West Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th West Virginia Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
Probably then living in Harrison County, VA, he enlisted (probably in August 1861) in Company H, 7th West Virginia Infantry and transferred to Company B.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was 14 months in a hospital in Parkersburg, and probably spent some of that time helping to care for other patients. He was discharged for disability in 1864 and moved to Indiana.

After the War:
He died of pneumonia.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Thanks to Great Granddaughter Norma Houston for bringing to our attention. Basic information from Norma and family genealogists online. Norma notes that his name is sometimes transcribed in error as David Extine.

Birth Date: 03/18/1828    Place of Birth: Harrison County, VA    
Death Date: 04/20/1879    Death Place: Knox County, Indiana    

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