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Federal (USV)


Henry Vincent

(1843 - 1916)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1852 his father brought the family to America from England, and they settled near Danville, PA. A roller mill worker from age 10, Henry mustered into 9-month service in Company A, 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August 1862 at age 18.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was again in action at Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862, and was promoted to Corporal on 6 March 1863. He was at Chancellorsville, VA in May, then mustered out at the end of his enlistment term on 24 May 1863.

After the War

He returned home to Danville, PA and was a farmer and businessman.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Details from great-great grandson Chris Vincent, shared on the PA Civil War 150 website. Henry's gravesite is on Findagrave.


12/25/1843 in ENGLAND


02/06/1916; burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 17636]