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Federal (USV)


William Raphael

Home State: Pennsylvania

Command Billet: Regimental Major

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry


see his Battle Report

Before Antietam

[note: We're showing his last name as spelled in the ORs. Bates spells it "Raphail"]
He entered service with the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry 3 July 1861 as Captain, Company C, and was promoted Major 1 July 1862.

The rest of the War

At the time of his after-action report, 23 September 1862, he was in command of the Regiment. He resigned his commission on 15 January 1863.

References & notes

Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: 1868-1871, extracted online at Pennsylvania in the Civil War.


Date not known in PA