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Federal (USV)


Colin Latta

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From Ayrshire, Scotland, he enlisted in Company E, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 22 August 1862.

The rest of the War

He was at Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville. He transferred to the 4th Company, 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps on 16 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Porter1 with details from Bates2 and the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors System.


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. 392 - 436  [AotW citation 13582]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13597]