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Federal (USV)


Jacob Eschenbach

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old laborer in Carbondale, he enlisted on 9 August 1862 in Scranton, and mustered as Private, Company K, 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 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. His memorial is on Findagrave; he may be buried in Antietam National Cemetery as an "unknown", but is not among the named soldiers there.


1839; Pocono Pines, 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 11341]