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Federal (USV)


Jacob LeBold

(1818 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 71st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 41 year old tailor in Norristown, he enlisted in Philadelphia on 11 May 1861 and mustered as Sergeant, Company B, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry on 25 May in New York City.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2 Details from the US Census of 1860 and family genealogists, sometimes as Jacob Lebold. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


12/09/1818 in PA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Boehm Cemetery, Blue Bell, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11711]