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Federal (USV)


Archibald M. Kough

(1840 - 1923)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company B, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 30 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded - bruised on the arm - in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He reenlisted in 1864 and mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

After the War

At the 1880 US Census he was a laborer in South Huntingdon, PA.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Wound detail from Nelson, who has him as A. Caugh.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from famiy genealogists. He married Mary Hallette Mullet in 1865 and they had at least 8, and as many as 11 children.


02/25/1840; Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County, PA


08/24/1923; San Diego, CA; burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, CA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pp. 443 - 444  [AotW citation 8048]

2   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. 157  [AotW citation 17274]