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Federal (USV)


Alonzo C. Schank

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From Philadelphia, he enlisted as Sergeant, Company B, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 August 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 a US Army hospital in Harrisburg, PA and was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 July 1863.

After the War

He is listed in the 1895 Philadelphia City Directory as a huckster.

References & notes

Basic service information from Ward.1 Hospital and wound details from Nelson.2


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. 311  [AotW citation 21568]

2   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. 381  [AotW citation 21569]