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Federal (USV)


Henry Miller Bossert

(1825 - 1892)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Education: Lafayette College, Class of 1854

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 137th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was commissioned Captain, Company C, 11th Pennsylvania Infantry for 3 months on 25 April 1861. He was appointed Colonel of the 137th Pennsylvania Infantry on its organization on 25 August 1861.

The rest of the War

He resigned 14 March 1863 to return to his book selling business.

After the War

He lived in New Jersey.

References & notes

Basic data from Bates1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. His photograph from one in Roger D. Hunt's Colonels in Blue


01/13/1825; Sunbury, PA


01/25/1892 Westport, PA; burial in Noyes Cemetery, Westport, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13786]