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Federal (USV)


Francis Baile

(1829 - 1900)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered as Corporal in Company C, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the left thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm field hospital at Sharpsburg, MD then admitted to US Army General Hospital (GH) #6 in Frederick, MD on 29 September. He transferred to GH #1 on 29 December and had surgery to remove part of his femur (thigh bone). He was then sent to GH #1 on 9 February 1863 and was discharged from the service for wounds there on 24 September 1863. He began receiving a pension for his disability in December 1863.

After the War

He lived in Philadelphia.

References & notes

Wound and hospital details from Nelson1 and the Patient List,2 as Francis Bailey. His service from Bates.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


06/1829 in IRELAND


07/24/1900; Philadelphia, PA; burial in Fernwood Cemetery, Fernwood, PA


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 16212]

3   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 838  [AotW citation 21505]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #647, 465  [AotW citation 21506]