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Federal (USV)


Peter B. Cassiday

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery F

Before Antietam

He was in Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Harrisburg, PA, and was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of 29 November 1862.

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. 157  [AotW citation 17292]