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L. Krewson

L. Krewson

Federal (USV)


Luther Krewson

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company E, 3rd Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry on 31 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died from his wounds.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Details from the History2, which has his name as Luther Kreuson. His photograph from a "collage of 87 bust view images of members of the Company" made in the 18880/90s and offered for sale by the Horse Soldier, Gettysburg.


Date not known; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3751]

2   Woodward, Evan M, History of the Third Pennsylvania Reserve, Trenton: MacCrellish & Quigley, 1883, Appdx. B, pg. 35  [AotW citation 11974]