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Federal (USV)


Daniel C. Odenheimer

(1837 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A 25 year old gardener, he enlisted in Philadelphia on 30 May 1861. He mustered into service as Corporal, Company A, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File.2 Details from family genealogists.

He married Mary Ann Simon (1840-1926, later Whartnaby) and they probably had 2 children.


05/1837; Philadelphia, PA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11214]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22873]