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Federal (USV)

Private

Peter Baum

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wayne County, he mustered as Private, Company B, 19th Indiana Infantry on 29 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed - obliterated by a shell - in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, who has him as Peter Bruner, with service details from the State of Indiana, which has Bruner as an alternate last name.

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 145  [AotW citation 16936]