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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles E. Wonderley

(c. 1818 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 43, he enlisted in Philadelphia on 15 July 1861 and mustered into service as a Private in Company K, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry the same day. He transferred to Company C, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the battlefield to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service information from the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1818

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 4379]

2   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 23139]