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Federal (USV)


Josiah P. Pierce

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 2nd Delaware Infantry at age 28 as Sergeant on 13 June 1861 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 1 March 1863. Wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Delaware1. May have died 5 July 1894, Philadelphia (?).


c. 1833


1   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, 2nd Delaware Infantry   [AotW citation 14627]