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D.G. Walton

D.G. Walton

Federal (USV)

Private

David G. Walton

(1845 - 1863)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

About age 16, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 8 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862 and promoted to Corporal on 1 March 1863, but he was killed at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic service information from Ward.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of his picture, from an 1863 photograph in the collection of Don Andrew.

Birth

1845

Death

07/02/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

Notes

1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 305  [AotW citation 21558]