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Federal (USV)


James K. P. Hunter

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Sergeant in Company I, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 11 November 1862, was in action at Fredericksburg, VA, and promoted to First Lieutenant in February 1863. At Chancellorsville, VA (May 1863), he commanded the Brigade pioneer corps. He was discharged 24 June 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Porter1.


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 13594]