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Federal (USV)

Captain

Everard Bierer

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He was in Company F, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves.

On the Campaign

He was wounded, severely in the left arm, in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

On 24 October 1862 he was appointed Commandant of Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA and organized the 171st, 172nd, 173rd, 176th, 177th, and 178th Regiments there. He was commissioned Colonel of the 171st on 18 November 1862. He mustered out with the Regiment on 26 September 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, who has him as Everhard Bieren. Details from Bates and Harrington’s Annals of Brown County, Kansas (1903).

Notes

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. 132  [AotW citation 16425]