Joseph Gazzan Klinefelter, was the oldest of five children of Jesse Klinefelter and Anna Rue Brooks. Joseph fought in all the major battles of the Civil War He enlisted Aug.16, 1861 at Pittsburgh. Served with Knapps Battery (Indpt.Battery E)Penna. light Artillery
Physical description from enlistment papers: Hazel eyes, Black hair, Light complexion, Height 5 Ft.7"
Remained at rank of Private,served as an Articifer (took care of the guns
ammunition Etc.) Captured - Battle of Antietam, near Sharpsburgh, Md. Listed
as prisoner 9-17-1862 (was wounded in leg) confined at Libby Prison-Richmond
9-28-1862. Paroled-Aikens Landing, Va. 10-06-1862.Jun.1865 records he is last shown in service
He went with General William T. Sherman on The March Through Georgia in 1864. Carpenter in Pittsburgh with son Judge afer the Civil War built many homes in the area.
Caroline Stetler Klinefelter
Gravesite Details , Burial Date 1911, Ref: Cemetery Records
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