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Federal (USV)


Edward Herner

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company A, 50th Pennsylvania Infantry, and mustered in on 9 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed by an artillery round at Antietam on 17 September 1862 at age 24.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1, who has him as Edward Harner, death place unknown. Thanks to a blog post by Britt Isenberg for the pointer to Private Herner and his burial location.




09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in St. Paul's Cemetery, Sacramento, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 50th Pennsylvania, Company A roster  [AotW citation 15324]