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Federal (USV)


Robert M. Mann

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Education: Lafayette College, Class of 1862

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 128th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, 10 days after graduating from college, he enlisted in Doylestown on 8 August 1862 and mustered as Corporal, Company C, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Lyceum Hall hospital in Hagerstown, MD, then in Philadelphia, but he died there of wounds on 28 October 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Register.2 Hospital details from Nelson.3 Personal details from Henry Thomas Lee's Address Commemorative of the Services of the Alumni and Former Students of Lafayette College (1867). His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/12/1842; Doylestown, PA


10/28/1862; Philadelphia, PA; burial in Doylestown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Doylestown, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11183]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg  [AotW citation 23902]

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. 299  [AotW citation 23903]