(1837 - 1906)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Ohio Infantry
In 1860 he was living in Kenton, KY. He was born Heinrich Anton Albers, but was using the anglicized version of his name by the time of enlistment in Company C, 5th Ohio Infantry on 19 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot in the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg, MD, and was discharged for wounds on 17 February 1863.
After the War
He was naturalized as a US citizenn in 1866, and was living in Cincinnati by 1876, when he married his second wife there.
References & notes
03/09/1837; Westerbakum, PRUSSIA
03/09/1906; Cincinnati, OH; burial in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH
1 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 112 [AotW citation 16097]
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. 2, pg. 136 [AotW citation 16585]