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Federal (USV)


Abraham Strausser


(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 96th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 29 on 5 November 1861 in Company G, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the head in action at Crampton’s Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate on 15 December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. His injury at Crampton’s Gap from diaries of Henry Keiser and Jacob Haas - transcribed online by Jake Wynn.


c. 1832


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 96th Infantry  [AotW citation 15391]