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Federal (USV)


Orlando F. Benson

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He was in Company F, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.


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. 130  [AotW citation 16400]