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Federal (USV)


Jacob Christ

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company A, 5th Ohio Infantry on 6 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg and was discharged for wounds, date not given.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 His service from the Roster.2


c. 1835


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. 161  [AotW citation 17473]

2   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95  [AotW citation 25329]