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Federal (USV)


Jacob Rice

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company E, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 27 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the side, arm, and chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the "Stone House" field hospital on the S. Poffenberger farm, then at the Smoketown field hospital, where he died of wounds on 14 (or 10) October 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1. His service from Ward.2 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.3 His gravesite is on FIndagrave.


10/14/1862; Smoketown, 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 4082]

2   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 334  [AotW citation 21524]

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. 363  [AotW citation 21525]