(1841 - 1862)
Home State: Delaware
Branch of Service: Infantry
Not quite 21 years old, from a farm family of Brandywine Hundred, DE, he enlisted on 5 August 1862 in Media, PA and mustered as Private, Company H, 124th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 August in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
In the Blue Hen's Chicken and Commonwealth (Wilmington, DE) of 1 October 1862:
Interred. - The body of Samuel R. Zebley, who was mentioned in our last issue as being killed at the battle of Antietam, was brought home by the father and a few personal friends of the deceased, and interred on Sunday last. Mr. Zebley was a member of Captain Yarnall's company Pennsylvania Volunteers.
References & notes
09/13/1841; Wilmington, DE
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Chester Bethel Cemetery, Wilmington, DE
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 11155]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg [AotW citation 23806]