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Federal (USV)


Ebenezer Beech

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A 28 year old sheet iron worker, he enlisted in Philadelphia on 30 May 1861. He mustered into service as Private, Company A, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of Disability, date not given.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. His service from Bates2 and the Card File.3


c. 1833


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. 128  [AotW citation 16358]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22871]

3   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22872]