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Federal (USV)


Robert Brierly

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted 7 August 1861 at age 21 in Company A, 1st Delaware Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds at Frederick, MD, date not given.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with details from the Muster-out Roll, which says he was discharged for wounds received 13 December 1862.


c. 1840


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. 141  [AotW citation 16627]