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Federal (USV)


Samuel Best

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company G on 29 May 1861. Wounded at Charles City Cross Roads on June 30, 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Promoted to Sergeant on April 15, 1863 - mustered out with Company on June 17, 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11507]