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Federal (USV)


William A. Dibble

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company C on 4 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the right hip in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm field hospital near the battlefield, but died of wounds on 5 October 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Bates,1 who says he was killed outright, and Ward.2 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/09/1841; Tioga County, PA


10/05/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Swamp Cemetery Union Center, Union Center, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 10857]

2   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 319  [AotW citation 21513]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 188  [AotW citation 21514]