Jacob Beers, Jr.Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He and his father both enlisted as Corporals on 9 July 1861 in Company E of the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate on 16 February 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bates1. His father was absent sick at muster-out.
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pp. 448 - 455 [AotW citation 8079]
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