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Federal (USV)

Private

Reuben Claywell

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted in Hazleton on 12 June 1861 and mustered into service as a Private in Company A, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 June in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2

Birth

c. 1839

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pp. 439 - 442  [AotW citation 8018]

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 23126]