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Federal (USV)


James Housel

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 19 in Company I, 7th Ohio Infantry for 3 years on 19 June 1861, and was appointed Corporal. He was promoted to Sergeant on 1 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on Surgeon's Certificate of disability on 6 April 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1, who also has him as Hausel.


1   Wilson, Lawrence, and the Historical Committee of the Regimental Association, Itinerary of the Seventh Ohio Infantry 1861-1864, New York: The Neale Publishing Co., 1907, pp. 605, 641  [AotW citation 13075]