Jacob B. Sweitzer, Col. 62nd Pa. Inf.

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Jacob B. Sweitzer, Col. 62nd Pa. Inf.

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Unknown

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1860-1870

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A full-body glass plate negative of Union Colonel
Jacob Bowman Sweitzer in uniform

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Full-body glass plate negative of soldier in uniform

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Glass plate negative

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Library of Congress

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Colonel Jacob Bowman Sweitzer
(1821 - 1888)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Education: Jefferson College, Class of 1843
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry
On the Campaign-The V Corps was present on the campaign, but not engaged at Antietam.

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