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Federal (USV)


Jacob Scheihing

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 27, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private in Company F, 103rd New York Infantry on 22 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to his chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in US Army hospitals in Frederick, MD, until 20 February 1863 when he returned to duty. He was absent, sick in hospital in October 1864, and at the muster-out of his Company.

References & notes

His service from the NY Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 which has him as Jacob Scheihong.


c. 1835


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1902, Ser. No. 33, pg. 832  [AotW citation 19827]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #225  [AotW citation 19828]