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Federal (USV)


Charles Fix

(c. 1839 - 1864)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted in Norristown on 9 September 1861, and mustered as Private, Company A, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 September in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded at Spotsylvania, VA on 12 May 1864 and died of wounds in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA on 18 June 1864.

References & notes

Service information from the History1 and the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1839


06/18/1864; Germantown, PA; burial in Glenwood Memorial Gardens, Broomall, PA


1   Parker, Thomas H., History of the 51st Regiment of P.V. and V.V. ..., Philadelphia: King & Baird, Printers, 1869, pg. 626  [AotW citation 23219]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23220]