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Federal (USV)


Abraham F. Overholt

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company E, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 22 August 1862.

The rest of the War

Noted as the first death in his Company, he died of disease at Humphreys' Division Hospital, in the Lutheran Church, Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Porter1.


10/10/1862 Sharpsburg, MD


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 13583]