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Federal (USV)


Charles David Kugler

(1841 - 1937)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

Before Antietam

A 20 year old farmer in Perry County, he enlisted there on 27 May 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company B, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 4 June in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 16 or 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He reenlisted on 1 February 1864 and transferred to Company B, 190th Pennsylvania Infantry on 31 May 1864 with no further military record.

References & notes

His service from Bucktails 1 and the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




07/15/1937; Perry County, PA; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Duncannon, PA


1   Thomson, O. R. Howard, and William H. Rauch, History of the "Bucktails", Kane Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps (13th Pennsylvania Reserves, 42nd of the Line), Philadelphia: Electric Printing Co., 1906, pg. 353  [AotW citation 22950]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22951]