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Federal (USV)

Private

Peter Baum

(? - 1862)

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 Indiana2, which has Bruner as an alternate last name.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 145  [AotW citation 16936]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 393  [AotW citation 20646]