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Federal (USV)


David Exline

(1828 - 1879)

Home State: West Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th West Virginia Infantry

Before Antietam

Probably then living in Harrison County, VA, he enlisted (probably in August 1861) in Company H, 7th West Virginia Infantry and transferred to Company B.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was 14 months in a hospital in Parkersburg, and probably spent some of that time helping to care for other patients. He was discharged for disability in 1864 and moved to Indiana.

After the War

He died of pneumonia.

References & notes

Thanks to Great Granddaughter Norma Houston for bringing to our attention. Basic information from Norma and family genealogists online. Norma notes that his name is sometimes transcribed in error as David Extine.


03/18/1828; Harrison County, VA


04/20/1879; Knox County, Indiana