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Federal (USV)

Private

James Hoobler

(c. 1842 - 1864)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 19 year old farmer, he enlisted on 21 October 1861 in Erie, PA and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was present in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded while serving on the skirmish line at Atlanta, GA and died there on 23 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic service information from Bates.1 Further details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman. His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1842; Mercer County, PA

Death

07/23/1864 Atlanta, GA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1049  [AotW citation 21700]