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Federal (USV)


James Wier

(c. 1826 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 2nd Delaware Infantry at age 35 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

He was wounded in action at Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862, and promoted to First Lieutenant on 1 March 1863. Wounded again at the Nye River, VA on 12 May 1864. Absent at muster out in June 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Delaware1.


c. 1826


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 14628]