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Federal (USV)


Theodore C. Schaer

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Corporal, Company E, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded through the neck in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm field hospital at Sharpsburg and was discharged for wounds on 14 February 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 10864]

2   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. 377  [AotW citation 21526]