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Federal (USV)

Private

Henry W. Dean

"Hank"

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A 24 year old clerk in Wyoming County, he enlisted on 15 May 1861 in Harrisburg. He mustered into service as Private, Company B, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. His service from Bates2 and the Card File.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave. He's also seen as Henry Deane.

Birth

c. 1837

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, 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 3414]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22876]

3   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 22877]