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Federal (USV)


Daniel Finkbone

(1832 - 1899)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 128th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29, he enlisted in Reading on 5 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company B, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of disability on 24 April 1863.

After the War

He was a moulder in the brickyard in Reading.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Register.2 Wound detail from Nelson.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/29/1832; Reading, PA


03/24/1899; burial in Alsace Lutheran Church Cemetery, Reading, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23939]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg  [AotW citation 23940]

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. 208  [AotW citation 23941]