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Federal (USV)

Private

Henry Raber

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted as Private on 4 June 1861 in Company H, 12th Ohio Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was serving on detached duty with the First Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery at Antietam. Battery commander Captain McMullin reported:

During the day, Henry Riber [sic], of Co. H, 12th Reg. O. Vols, on detached duty with the Battery, was instantly killed by a 6 pd. round shot passing through the body.

References & notes

His service from the State of Ohio.1

Birth

c. 1837

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. II, pg. 376  [AotW citation 17541]