|Death: ||Jun. 16, 1864|
Pvt Benjamin F. Eisenberger,
Co I 28th Pennsylvania.
Died June 16, 1864, of wounds received at Lost Mountain, Ga., June 15, 1864
He enlisted and mustered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 23, 1864, as a private with Co. I, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was mortally wounded June 15, 1864, and died the following day.
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Post No. 462, G.A.R., is named in his honor.
-from Dennis Brandt (47232334)
1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps.
Died of wounds received in Battle of Pine Knob June 16, 1864. One of 15 bodies taken from a Group of 26 in a Hospital Graveyard on side of hill 60yds N of a small stream in Mr Williams plantation 3/4 mile North of Pine Mountain. Eisenberger was the 9th grave and between two men of the 33rd New Jersey whose names are illegible, Thomas Sands and Thomas Eaves. [Lost Mountain is south of the action of June 15, 1864. This action was just south of Pine Mountain/Knob/Hill, where on June 14, General Polk was killed and the knob abandoned. The 20th Corps was centered on an intersection and the site of a small church known as Gilgal Church. The 23rd Corps was on the right and south closer to Lost Mountain than the 20th Corps.]
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