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E.H. Swisher

E.H. Swisher

Federal (USV)


Edward H. Swisher

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered as Corporal, Company H, 7th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps on 30 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured in action in the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864 and was discharged 29 May 1865.

References & notes

Service from Bates.1 His picture from a CDV sold by the Excelsior Brigade in 2019.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 19714]