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Federal (USV)


Jacob Fribley

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted as a Private in Company I, 30th Ohio Infantry on 22 August 1861 and mustered into Federal service with them at Champ Chase, Columbus, OH on 31 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring hospital near Keedysville, MD, then at a hospital in Middletown, MD. He died there of wounds on 16 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1 Hospital details from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




10/16/1862; Middletown, MD; burial in Old Town Cemetery, Barrs Mills, OH


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 421  [AotW citation 22232]

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. 215  [AotW citation 22233]