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J.L. Markle

J.L. Markle

Federal (USV)


John L. Markle

(1835 - 1896)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled in Company F, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry as Captain on 22 August 1862.

On the Campaign

Commanded Company F on the Antietam Campaign.

The rest of the War

He resigned for health reasons, and was dicharged on 23 September 1863.

References & notes

Basic information and his picture from Porter1, with details from Bates2. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.


1835; Westmoreland County, PA


09/09/1896 Los Angeles, CA; burial in Mill Grove (Markle) Cemetery, South Huntingdon, 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. 448 - 492  [AotW citation 13585]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13601]