Benjamin F. MechlingHome State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted Sergeant in February 1863, to 2nd Lieutenant 23 March 1864, to First Lieutenant 29 March 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bates1.
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pp. 439 - 442 [AotW citation 8026]
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