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Federal (USV)


Lewis Schaffer

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as a Private in Company M., 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 6 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was (administratively) transferred to Company D, 147th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 October 1862 but does not appear to have ever served with them.

References & notes

Basic service information from Bates.1.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pp. 464 - 478  [AotW citation 8104]