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Federal (USV)

Private

Eli W. King

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted in Mt. Pleasant on 21 June 1861 and mustered into service as a Private in Company B, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 June in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 and died later the same day.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2

Birth

c. 1841

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. 443 - 444  [AotW citation 8050]

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 23131]