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C.H. Albert

C.H. Albert

Federal (USV)


Charles Henry Albert

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

At age 18, a cabinet maker in the borough of White Haven, Luzerne County like his father, he mustered into service as a Private in Company F, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves on 13 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Bates,1 as Henry Albert. Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom has him as Charles Henry Albert, and from the US Census for 1850 (as Charles H. Albert) and 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has him as Henry Albert. His picture from an albumen photograph with two other soldiers taken in June 1861, sold by the Union Drummer Boy in Gettysburg, PA.


11/28/1842; White Haven, PA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Laurel Cemetery, White Haven, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11759]