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Federal (USV)


Pliny E. Hill

(1843 - 1873)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

From Newberry, OH, he enlisted in Company B, 7th Ohio Infantry on 20 June 1861 at age 18. Wounded in action at Cedar Mountain, VA on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Returned to his Company 17 October, but was discharged 27 October 1862 to enlist in Company L, 6th United States Cavalry.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1. Further detail from the Itinerary2 and family genealogists. A wartime photograph of him in civilian clothes is in the US Army Heritage and Education Center collection (RG98s - Civil War Photos 32.93).


06/09/1843; Arcadia, NY


09/13/1873; Howell, MI


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pp. 207 - 227  [AotW citation 13048]