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L. Krewson
L. Krewson

Federal (USV)


Luther Krewson

Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company E, 3rd Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry on 31 May 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He died from his wounds.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Details from the History2, which has his name as Luther Kreuson. His photograph from a "collage of 87 bust view images of members of the Company" made in the 18880/90s and offered for sale by the Horse Soldier, Gettysburg.

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 3751]

2   Woodward, Evan M, History of the Third Pennsylvania Reserve, Trenton: MacCrellish & Quigley, 1883, Appdx. B, pg. 35  [AotW citation 11974]

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