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T. Callen

T. Callen

Federal (USV)


Theophilus S. Callen

(1844 - 1864)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company E.

On the 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 rest of the War

He was killed by a sharpshooter while on vidette post near Bethesda Church, VA on 2 June 1864.

References & notes

Basic information and his picture from Porter1, with details from Bates2.




06/02/1864; Bethesda Church, VA; burial in Poke Run Presbyterian Church, Apollo, PA


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]