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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

John H. Chambers

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered as Sergeant in Company B, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Ward1. Bates2 has him as Joseph A. Chambers, as does Nelson,3 who says he died at a hospital on Michael Miller's farm.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pp. 103 - 113, 298 - 375  [AotW citation 5658]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 17284]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 159  [AotW citation 17285]