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Federal (USA)


Heinrich Kunzle

(c. 1829 - ?)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th United States Infantry, First Battalion

Before Antietam

A 33 year old farmer, he enlisted in Company H of the First Battalion, 14th United States Infantry on 26 June 1862 in Oshkosh, WI.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a 5th Corps hospital in the Charles Clark house in Sharpsburg and was discharged for disability on 22 January 1863 at Fort Trumbull, CT.

References & notes

His wounding and hospital detail from Nelson,1 as Henry Knuckle. His service from the Registers.2


c. 1829; Zurich, SWITZERLAND


1   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. 278  [AotW citation 26464]

2   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 55, pg. 327  [AotW citation 26465]