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Federal (USV)


Samuel J. Barger

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 66th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G, 66th Ohio Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital at Sharpsburg, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Bates has him as Walker Burgresser.


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 122  [AotW citation 16265]