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Federal (USV)


Levi Baum

(c. 1819 - 1878)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 42 year old shoemaker in Phoenixville, he mustered as Private, Company C, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 September 1861 in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. His service from the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1819


02/16/1878; burial in Saint Michaels Cemetery, Birdsboro, 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. 126  [AotW citation 16319]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23113]