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Federal (USV)


Jacob Kurz

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 25 in Company K, 7th Ohio Infantry for 3 years on 3 June 1861. He was appointed Corporal on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant on 1 January 1863, and discharged for wounds at Baltimore, MD on 10 April 1863. He may have served as First Lieutenant, Company C, 167th Ohio Infantry (National Guard) for 100-days service, mostly in West Virginia from May - September 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Details on the 167th from the Roster2.


c. 1836


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. 620, 641  [AotW citation 13078]

2   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. 9, pg. 375  [AotW citation 13137]