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Federal (USV)


Casander Ackley

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Genesee County, he enlisted in Company G, Eighth Infantry on 21 September 1861 at Flint, for 3 years, at age 25. He was appointed Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died in Frederick, MD on 3 December 1862 of wounds received in action at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1. His name seen in some documents as Casander Ackerly. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing the 8th Michigan information in his excellent database.




12/03/1862 Frederick, MD


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 8  [AotW citation 10718]