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Federal (USV)


Theodore Pike

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, a brass turner from Philadelphia, he enlisted on 30 April 1861 as a Private in Company I of the 20th Pennsylvania Infantry for 3 months service, and mustered out with them on 6 August 1861. He enlisted, 4 days later in Philadelphia, as a Private in Company A, 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 with no later military record.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File.2


c. 1839


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11757]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 27815]