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Federal (USV)

Private

Henry Anthony Albers

(1837 - 1906)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was living in Kenton, KY. He was born Heinrich Anton Albers, but was using the anglicized version of his name by the time of enlistment in Company C, 5th Ohio Infantry on 19 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot in the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg, MD, and was discharged for wounds on 17 February 1863.

After the War

He was naturalized as a US citizenn in 1866, and was living in Cincinnati by 1876, when he married his second wife there.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1 with service from the State Roster.2 Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He was born Heinrich Anton Albers, but was using the anglicized version of his name at the time of enlistment in 1861.

Birth

03/09/1837; Westerbakum, PRUSSIA

Death

03/09/1906 Cincinnati, OH; burial in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 112  [AotW citation 16097]

2   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 136  [AotW citation 16585]