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Federal (USV)


Henry W. Buchanan

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 71st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company C, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Promoted to Corporal in November, 1862 and to Sergeant on 1 March 1863. He mustered out with his Company on 2 July 1864.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from Bates.


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. 146  [AotW citation 16945]