- Born: Cir 1838, Ireland
- Died: Cir 1864, Shippensburg, PA at age 26
See general notes on his father, Hugh, and sister, Mary Ann for additional family facts ...
The 1860 Federal Census for Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania records Samuel Patchell (22 - Ireland) living with Abraham Hotsetter (42 - PA) with his wife Elizabeth (42 - Ireland). Abraham is a Merchant Tailor with real estate valued at $8,000 and a personal estate at $2,000. Samuel is a Tailor.
American Civil War Soldiers at ancestry.com records:
Samuel Patchell enlisted and was commissioned as a Lieutenant 1st Class in Company D, 130th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 10 August 1862. He was mustered out of Company D, 130th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 21 May 1863 in Harrisburg, PA.
Samuel was wounded at the Battle of Antitam and died from wounds taken in Battle.