Charles (Carl Wilhlem) Diebold was a 2nd Lt., 82nd Infantry, Co. D, during the Civil War. According to Charles Diebold's military records, he mustered in as a private on November 19, 1861 by John S. Reig for a term of three years. Charles was appointed 2nd Lieut. on December 20, 1861. The Company Descriptive Book Record shows that Charles was 5 feet, 9 inches tall, light complexion, light hair and gray eyes. Charles' occupation was shown as cabinet maker.Charles Diebold's Casualty Sheet shows that he died in McDowel, VA on June 15 1862. He died from a wound received in his neck at the Battle of Bull Pasture, McDowel, VA on May 8, 1862.