(1836 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Michigan Infantry
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]