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Federal (USV)

Private

John Bergman

(1828 - 1888)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 28 (33) year old laborer from Edinburgh, he mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at hospitals in Frederick, MD, and West Philadelphia, PA, and discharged for wounds on 22 May 1863 in Philadelphia.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. His service from Brown2 and the Historical Data Systems database, who have him as John Bargman. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/09/1828

Death

08/09/1888 Berks County, PA; burial in Saint Johns Hains Cemetery, Wernersville, PA

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 131  [AotW citation 16406]