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Federal (USA)

Private

August Berghauser

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: California

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th United States Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company B, 4th US Infantry on 21 April 1860 at Bucksport, CA at about 30 years of age.

On the Campaign

He died of chronic diarrhea in Frederick, MD on 5 December 1862.

The rest of the War

Reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD to the National Cemetery.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as August Berghausen. Service data from the US Army2.

Birth

c. 1830; Baden, GERMANY

Death

12/05/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3218]

2   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 54, pg. 50  [AotW citation 15176]