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Federal (USV)


Charles F. Moyer

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was a 22 year old boatman at Beaver Meadows in Carbon County, PA. He enlisted on 9 August 1862 in Carbon County and mustered into service as a Private in Company F, 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in a field hospital on or near the battlefield on 22 September 1862.

References & notes

His service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2 Death detail from a list in the New York Times of 12 October 1862, as Charles F Myers. Personal details from the US Census of 1860.


c. 1838; Baden, GERMANY


09/22/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11378]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 30065]