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Federal (USV)


Joseph Gazzan Klinefelter

(1842 - 1911)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Independent Battery E

Before Antietam

He mustered into service on 27 August 1862 as Private, Independent Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was held in Libby Prison, Richmond, VA and paroled at Aiken's Landing, VA on 6 October 1862. He mustered out with the battery on 14 June 1865.

After the War

He was a carpenter and builder in Pittsburgh.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Further information from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


03/20/1842; Pittsburgh, PA


11/19/1911; Pittsburgh, PA; burial in Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11953]