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Pvt Elias B. Eckfeldt
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Pvt Elias B. Eckfeldt

Birth
Death
17 Sep 1862 (aged 21)
Cenotaph
Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
19359841 View Source

Civil War Union Soldier. He was mustered in as a Private in Company D, 124th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on August 9, 1862. A little over a month later his regiment participated in the bloody Battle of Antietam, Maryland. There it fought near the North Woods and the Cornfield on Hagerstown Turnpike, sustaining 64 casualties. One of the casualties was Private Eckfeldt, who was listed as missing in action after the battle was over, and his body was never identified. Undoubtedly he lies in an "Unknown" grave in the Antietam National Cemetery. His family erected a monument to him in his Family plot in Chester Rural Cemetery.

Civil War Union Soldier. He was mustered in as a Private in Company D, 124th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on August 9, 1862. A little over a month later his regiment participated in the bloody Battle of Antietam, Maryland. There it fought near the North Woods and the Cornfield on Hagerstown Turnpike, sustaining 64 casualties. One of the casualties was Private Eckfeldt, who was listed as missing in action after the battle was over, and his body was never identified. Undoubtedly he lies in an "Unknown" grave in the Antietam National Cemetery. His family erected a monument to him in his Family plot in Chester Rural Cemetery.


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  • Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 13 May 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 19359841
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19359841/elias-b-eckfeldt: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Elias B. Eckfeldt (31 Oct 1840–17 Sep 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 19359841, citing Chester Rural Cemetery, Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by RPD2 (contributor 309) .