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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles Schmidt

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

From Butler County, he mustered into service as Private, Company C, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Burkittsville, MD to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Charles Smith. His service from Bates.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

09/14/1862 in 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 4174]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22823]