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Federal (USV)


Stephen Dreibelbis

(1827 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 45th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company A, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 15 September and transferred to Baltimore on 24 September. He died there of wounds on 30 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Bates.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 as S. Derbilbris. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Anna Schmehl (1829-1905) and they had 5 children.


06/25/1827; Clinton County, PA


09/30/1862; Baltimore, MD; burial in Loudon Park National Cemetery, Baltimore, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23062]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23063]