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Federal (USV)


Henry Scheetz Lentz

(1832 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29, he enlisted in Norristown on 15 October 1861 and mustered into service in Company F, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry the next day 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. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/08/1832; Philadelphia, PA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11559]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23117]