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Federal (USV)


William H. Bleiler

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 wounded in action slightly, in the thumb, on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reported as a deserter 11 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1, who lists him as William H. Bliler. Thanks to a blog post by Britt Isenberg for the Schwalm letter identifying Bleiler ("Bliles") in Maryland.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 50th Pennsylvania, Company A roster  [AotW citation 15326]