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Federal (USV)


John Sypherheldt

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company G, 4th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 25 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and Sypher1, as John Syphorhelder. He's in a casualty list in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 20 October 1862 as John Seiferheldt.


09/25/1862; in MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22722]

2   Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pg. 606  [AotW citation 22723]