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Federal (USV)


Benjamin F. Mechling

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted Sergeant in February 1863, to 2nd Lieutenant 23 March 1864, to First Lieutenant 29 March 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pp. 439 - 442  [AotW citation 8026]