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Federal (USV)

Private

Henry Struble

(1843 - 1926)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

From Younwood, PA, he mustered as Private, Company C, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves on 17 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Another soldier's body was misidentified as his and was reintered in the National Cemetery. Henry identified the error when he attended the ceremony dedicating the new cemetery on 17 September 1867.

After the War

He returned to Youngwood, PA, and was mayor in 1898.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Details from the ANC Teacher's Packet. His stone at Antietam National Cemetery is on Findagrave.

Birth

05/01/1843; Port Perry, PA

Death

06/02/1926 Greenburg, PA; burial in St. John's Reformed Cemetery, Greenburg, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 21060]