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Federal (USV)


Horace G. Babcock

(c. 1837 - 1965)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

Before Antietam

A 24 year old laborer in Norwich, he enlisted as a Private in Company I, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 13 August 1861 in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company I, 190th Pennsylvania Infantry on 31 May 1864. He was captured, date and place not given, and died while a prisoner at Salisbury, NC on 20 February 1865.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1 with his service from Bates.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1837


02/20/1865; Salisbury, NC; burial in Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC


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. 119  [AotW citation 16204]