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Federal (USV)


Christopher Bucklew

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: West Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th West Virginia Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted 16 July 1861 at age 18 in Company A, 7th West Virginia Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by confusion to the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, who has him as Chas. Buckler, with service details from the WV Adjutant General.


c. 1843


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 16952]