Saturday, October 28, 2006
Allentown Democrat, September 24, 1862
Private George Keck of Co. D, 128th PVI was killed at the Battle of Antietam, Sharpsburg, Maryland on 17 September 1862. William Sowden, also of Co. D, 128th sustained a leg wound. Charles Peiffer of Co. G was also wounded in the leg.
Company D. 128th; George S. Keck, killed; Aaron Frederick, wounded leg; Mahlon Biery W. wounded hand; William Sowden, wounded leg.
Co. G, 128th; Franklin Ritter, killed; William Haas, wounded leg; Charles Peiffer, wounded, leg; Frank Keck, wounded leg; D.O. Pritchard wounded; Henry Stout, wounded.
Cpl. Hammersly, William Sowden, Charles Peiffer and Frank Keck were brought to this place on Thursday evening, in charge of Lt. D. Miller. They are all doing well.
None of the killed belonging to this county have as yet been brought home, but we understand that as soon as access can be had to the battlefield the remains of Keck and Ritter will be brought hither for interment, which will probably be during the week.
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