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Federal (USV)


John G. Kimberlin

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A 28 year old miller in Huntingdon County, he enlisted on 10 June 1861 in Pittsburgh, and mustered as a Private in Company B, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 July in Washington, DC.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Middletown, MD on 18 September 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial in Middletown to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File,2 as John G. Kimberlain. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1841


09/18/1862; Middletown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, Martial Deeds Of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: T. H. Davis & Co., 1876  [AotW citation 22835]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22836]