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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Samuel E. Blanchard

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company C, 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital at Sharpsburg, MD. He was discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate on 16 February 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Details from Bates.

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. 134  [AotW citation 16459]