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Federal (USV)


Benjamin F. Heckart

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

From Somerset County, he mustered into service as Private, Company A, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves on 20 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD, on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bates.1 Sypher2 has him as Benjamin F. Heckert.


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22809]

2   Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pg. 672  [AotW citation 22810]