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C. Walters
C. Walters

Federal (USV)


Charles A. Walter

Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Corporal in Company I, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was "one of the youngest, and also most delicate youths in appearance .... and endured strenuous service". He was promoted to be member of the Color Guard, and mustered out with his Company on 2 June 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his picture from Porter1, with details from Bates2. His name also seen as Charles A Walters.


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. 492 - 592  [AotW citation 13605]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13639]

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