William H DiehlHome State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Company Officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was Captain, Company E - the Reading Light Infantry - which had been recruitied in Berks and Lebanon Counties, Pensylvania.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He assumed command of the Regiment as next senior officer when Major Overton was wounded in combat between the Lower Bridge and Sharpsburg in the late afternoon of 17 September.
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