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Federal (USV)


Jacob Bricker

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery A

Before Antietam

A 28 year old farmer in Doylestown, he mustered as Private, Battery A, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery on 29 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He reenlisted at Norfolk, VA on 26 February 1864, and mustered out with the battery on 25 July 1865 at Harrisburg, PA.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 Service from Bates2 and the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1833


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. 141  [AotW citation 16623]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 18643]