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Federal (USV)


Lawrence W. Faller


(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A carpenter living in Carlisle, PA, he mustered into service in Company A on 21 April 1861. Wounded at Bull Run on August 30, 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

His brother John buried him on the battlefield. He was later returned home for burial there.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Saint Patrick Shrine Church Cemetery, Carlisle, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11770]