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Federal (USV)


Michael Walker

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 45th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old farmer in Centre County, he enlisted there on 16 August 1861, and mustered into service as Private, Company A, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 September in Harrisburg.

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 died of wounds, place and date not given.

References & notes

Service information from the History 1 and the Card File.2.


c. 1838


1   Albert, Alan D., editor, and Comrades of the Regimental Association, History of the Forty-fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Williamsport (Pa): Grit Pub. Co., 1912, pg. 435  [AotW citation 23077]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23078]