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Federal (USV)


James B. Fields

(? - 1863)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 45th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company C on 1 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died on March 19, 1863 of wounds received at South Mountain on September 14, 1862 - buried in National Cemetery, Antietam, section 26, lot E, grave, 498.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.


03/19/1863; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11488]