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Federal (USV)


William N. Bouchat

(1838 - 1918)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 128th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted in Reading on 5 August 1862 and mustered as Corporal, Company E, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1863

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Lyceum Hall, Hagerstown, MD, and was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate on 31 December 1862.

References & notes

Wound and hospital information from Nelson.1 Service information from Bates,2 as William Bonchat, and the Register.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/04/1838 in PA


10/04/1918; Wilkes Barre, PA; burial in Aulenbach's Cemetery, Mount Penn, 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. 136  [AotW citation 16482]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23910]

3   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg  [AotW citation 23911]