Samuel A. McKee(1822 - 1864)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He served as a soldier in the Mexican War, then commanded a militia company in Pittsburg, the Jackson Independent Blues. He was appointed Captain, Company A, 12th Pennsylvania Infantry in April 1861 (3 months service) - a Company formed from his militia unit - then First Lieutenant, Company B, of the 62nd Infantry. He was in action on the Peninsula Campaign of 1862. He enrolled as original Captain, Company I, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was killed in action at Petersburg, VA on 16 June 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his picture from Porter1.
|Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, PA |
Death Date: 06/16/1864 Death Place: Petersburg, VA Burial Place: Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburg, 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. 719 - 736 [AotW citation 13616]
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