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Federal (USV)


William Asbury Barber Laub

(1829 - 1895)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 125th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A resident pf Blair County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 125th Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company at Antietam, and was part of a burial detail there on 18 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company on 18 May 1863. He reenlisted on 30 June 1863 in Captain James Bell's Company, Pennsylvania Independent Cavalry (Emergency Militia of 1863) for home defense on the Gettysburg Campaign, and mustered out with his Company on 9 August of that year.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates,1 who has him as William A.B. Laub. His gravesite is on Findagrave, His presence and burial duty at Antietam from a piece in the Altoona Tribune of 2 October 1862 (a death notice for Corp. John W. Kelly).


12/04/1829; Gettysburg, PA


04/01/1895; Evansville, IN; burial in Locust Hill Cemetery, Evansville, IN


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 4, pp. 117, 1329  [AotW citation 18244]