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Federal (USV)

Private

Peter Heintz

(1841 - 1893)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer, he enlisted on 16 December 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 reenlisted on 19 December 1863 and was afterward on detached duty. He mustered out with his Company on 19 July 1865.

References & notes

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

Birth

09/10/1841; Erie City, PA

Death

10/14/1893 Erie County, PA; burial in Erie Cemetery, Erie, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1049  [AotW citation 21707]