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Federal (USV)


Jacob Beers, Jr.

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He and his father both enlisted as Corporals on 9 July 1861 in Company E of the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate on 16 February 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. His father was absent sick at muster-out.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pp. 448 - 455  [AotW citation 8079]