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Federal (USV)

Private

Bernhardt Mannheim

(1844 - 1914)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 66th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 18, and mustered into service as Private in Company C, 66th New York Infantry on 5 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to Corporal “for bravery at Antietam” to date from 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He re-enlisted as a veteran on 20 December 1863, and was promoted Sergeant in April 1864. Captured in action at Petersburg, VA on 22 June 1864, and paroled (unknown date). He mustered out with his Company on 30 August 1865 in New York City.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which lists him as Bernard Manheim. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Thanks also to Austin Mannheim for his birth and death information.

Birth

07/10/1844; Exin, PRUSSIA

Death

08/21/1914 Hawkinsville, GA

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 27 (for the year 1901)  [AotW citation 7981]