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Federal (USV)


Joseph Shronk

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He was living in Philadelphia at age 8 at the US Federal Census of 1850. He enlisted in Company B, 2nd Delaware Infantry at age 20 on 1 June 1861 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Details from the State of Delaware2.


c. 1841 in PA


09/17/1862; 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 4164]

2   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, 2nd Delaware Infantry  [AotW citation 14612]