Peter was a 29 year old laborer from Middletown, Connecticut when he enlisted in Co. K. of the 5th Pa. Reserves in Lancaster Co., Pa. on May 15, 1861. He was mustered in as a Private on June 21, 1861 at Camp Tennally. He was later promoted to Sergeant. He was described as having a florid complexion, brown hair and hazel eyes, and standing 5'6 1/2" tall. He was wounded at the battle of South Mountain on Sept. 14, 1862 and later died at a Frederick, MD hospital.
Note: 5th PA Res. Inf., Co. K.
Antietam National Cemetery
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Jan 15, 2008
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