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Federal (USV)


Augustus Edward Heller

(1824 - 1914)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36, he enlisted at McAlvey's Fort, PA on 17 August 1861, and mustered as Private, Company B, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry on 31 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left foot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His foot was amputated and he was discharged for disability on 6 February 1863.

References & notes

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


10/11/1824; Adams County, PA


02/25/1914; Altoona, PA; burial in Fairview Cemetery, Altoona, PA


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23082]