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Federal (USV)


Frank L. Soeffing

(c. 1834 - 1885)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company E, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 27 on 25 June 1861. Appointed Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 8 April 1863 on a Surgeon's Certificate of disability.

After the War

He was in Sandusky, OH receiving a pension of $4 a month for his wound by 1882.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1. Details from the State Roster, which has him as Frank L. Saeffing. His Pension (and wound location) from the List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 (US GPO, Vol. III, 1883).


c. 1834




1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 212 - 216  [AotW citation 14822]