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Federal (USV)


Christian S. Wagner

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted in Harrisburg on 31 July 1861 and mustered into service as Corporal, Company G, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862 and died the same day.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File.2


c. 1838


09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22891]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22892]