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Federal (USV)


Joseph S. Sellers

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private in Company G, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 April (or 27 February) 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown field hospital near Sharpsburg. He transferred to Company K, date not given, and was discharged 28 February 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Ward.1 His wounding at Antietam from a casualty list published in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 29 September 1862 with 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, pp. 349, 374  [AotW citation 21637]

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. 380  [AotW citation 21654]