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Federal (USV)


George W. Angstadt

(c. 1844 - 1864)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 128th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old laborer in Berks County, he enlisted in Reading on 4 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company I, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Lyceum Hall Hospital in Hagerstown, MD and mustered out with his Company on 19 May 1863.

He enlisted again, in December 1863 and mustered on 4 February 1864 in Reading, as Private, Battery B, First Pennsylvania Artillery. He was reported missing on 7 May 1864 in the Wilderness, VA and died while a prisoner at Andersonville, GA on 5 September 1864.

References & notes

Wound and hospital information from Nelson1. His service from the Register 2 and the Card File.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1844


09/05/1864; Andersonville, GA; burial in Andersonville National Cemetery, Macon County, GA


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. 115  [AotW citation 16148]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg  [AotW citation 23926]

3   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23927]