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Federal (USV)


Michael Martin

(c. 1824 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 37 year old mason, he enlisted in Erie, PA on 31 October 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was declared a deserter, date not known, and was dropped from the rolls by General Orders #45, Department of the Cumberland in 1864.

References & notes

Basic service from Bates1. His deserter status from the List.2 Further details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman.


c. 1824; Bald Eagle, Blair County, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1050  [AotW citation 10974]

2   US War Department, Provost Marshal General, Descriptive List of Deserters from Pennsylvania Military Units During the Civil War, Washington, DC: US War Department, 1866, pg. 162  [AotW citation 21702]