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Federal (USV)


Henry R. Gotwalts

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company E.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Smith1. Captured again at Cold Harbor, Virginia on 2 June 1864. He died while a prisoner at Andersonville, Georgia, about 25 December 1864. His name also spelled Gotwals.


1   Smith, John L., and Survivor's Association, History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia: J.L. Smith, Map Publisher, 1905, pp. 707 - 710  [AotW citation 2040]