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Federal (USV)


Josiah H. Walker

(1844 - 1882)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 17 year old farmer, he gave his age as 19 when he enlisted at Erie, PA and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 3 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was on detached duty and mustered out with his Company on 10 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates.1. Details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1844; Waterford Township, Erie County, PA


1882; burial in Asbury United Methodist Cemetery, Erie 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 11011]