Patrick Henry Hart

Mustered into service as a Sergeant on July 29th, 1861

Born 21 March 1819

Died  21 January 1884

Buried Rest Haven Cemetery, Johnson County Indiana


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Sergeant Hart quickly rose in the ranks and was a Captain by the summer of 1862. He was seriously wounded in the leg at the Battle of South Mountain on September 14th, 1862. He was captured at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863 and was taken to the Libby Prison in Richmond Virginia and later transferred to Columbia South Carolina where he was exchanged in the winter of 1865.


He filed for a pension in September of 1879.