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Federal (USV)


Joseph White

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted on 2 September 1861 in Norristown, and mustered as Corporal, Company A, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 September in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Middletown, MD the next day.

References & notes

Service information from the Card File.1


c. 1837 in PA


09/15/1862; Middletown, MD


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23198]