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Federal (USV)


Charles Toone

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 30 year old knitter, he enlisted and mustered as a Private in Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry on 5 March 1862 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Corporal, date not given, and transferred to Company K, 11th Pennsylvania Infantry on 26 November 1864. He was discharged on 4 March 1865 at the end of his term of service.

References & notes

His service from the Card File 1 and Bates.2 He's also listed as Charles Toon. Wound detail from Nelson.3


c. 1832 in ENGLAND


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23630]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23631]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 414  [AotW citation 23632]