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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Joseph C. Markle

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted on 28 June 1861 in Greensburg and mustered into service as a Private in Company H, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 11 July in Philadelphia. He transferred to Company B the next day and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 5 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File,2 as James C. Markley. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

04/05/1838; Westmoreland County, PA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Mill Grove Cemetery, South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, PA

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 8027]

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 23153]