Solomon Bechtel(1837 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 59th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted at Bellville, Ohio for three years and mustered in as Private, Company H, 59th New York Infantry on 15 March 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds at Sharpsburg on 18 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Beetle. Service data from the State of New York2.
|Birth Date: 01/20/1837 |
Death Date: 09/18/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3211]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 26 (for 1900) [AotW citation 8602]
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