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Federal (USV)


James Mitchell

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private in Company C, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured in action near Petersburg, VA on 22 June 1864 and held as a prisoner of war to 28 April 1865. He was transferred to Company F, date not given, and was discharged on 31 May 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Ward1 and Bates.2 His wounding at Antietam from a casualty list published in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 29 September 1862.


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. 321  [AotW citation 21640]