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Federal (USV)


David Bihlmeyer

(c. 1824 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 98th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 37, he enlisted on 25 September 1861 and mustered as Private, Company B, 98th Pennsylvania Infantry on 30 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was probably injured in Maryland, the lower third of his tibia fractured, in September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg, MD.

References & notes

Injury information from Nelson1. His service from the Card File.2 He's also seen as David Bihlmeir.


c. 1824


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. 132  [AotW citation 16429]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23666]