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Federal (USV)

Captain

Francis V. Bierwirth

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled as Captain of Company G in May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Francis N. Bierwith . Service data from Bates2.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 3220]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 2, pg. 728  [AotW citation 8684]