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T. Callen
T. Callen

Federal (USV)

Private

Theophilus S. Callen

(1844 - 1864)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company E.

In the Antietam Campaign:
Camped at Young Ladies Seminary building in Urbana, MD on 16 September 1862. Noted for recording his name or other graffiti on the walls there.

The remainder of the War:
He was killed by a sharpshooter while on vidette post near Bethesda Church, VA on 2 June 1864.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his picture from Porter1, with details from Bates2.


Death Date: 06/02/1864    Death Place: Bethesda Church, VA    Burial Place: Poke Run Presbyterian Church, Apollo, PA



Notes

1   Porter, John T. , Financial Secretary, and Charles F. McKenna, compiler & editor, Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865: Campaigns of the 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pittsburgh: 155th Regimental Association, 1910, pp. 68 - 76  [AotW citation 13563]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13622]



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