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Federal (USV)

Private

William H. Berg

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31, he enlisted and mustered on 10 August 1861 as Private, Company F, 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Banes1 and the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1830

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, PA

Notes

1   Banes, Charles H., History of the Philadelphia Brigade. Sixty-ninth, Seventy-first, Seventy-second, and One hundred and sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers , Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1876, pp. 307 - 311  [AotW citation 8651]

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 23312]