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Federal (USV)


James D. Tyler

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company D, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 26 August 1861. He was detailed as a telegraph operator, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was captured at Harpers Ferry, VA on 12 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He escaped and rejoined his Company, and was promoted to Sergeant Major of the regiment on 3 March 1863. He mustered out with them on 26 August 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Ward.1


1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 328  [AotW citation 21522]