Lt J. Charles Bitterling

12 March 2020

Born in Germany, Johann Charles Bitterling lived in East Mauch Chunk (now Jim Thorpe), PA before the war and enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant of Company F, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves in May 1861. He was killed in action at Turner’s Gap on South Mountain in Maryland on 14 September 1862. His photograph (of unknown provenance) is from a post by Ronald Rabenold on Cultured Carbon County.

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