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Federal (USV)


Francis X. Burger

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He was in Company E, 4th Pennsylvania Reserves.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at Hospital #3 (probably Boonsboro, MD) and in Frederick, MD. He had his arm amputated at the forearm. He mustered out with his Company on 17 June 1864.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.


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. 148  [AotW citation 16987]