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D.B. Tarbox
D.B. Tarbox

Federal (USV)


David B. Tarbox

(1836 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Company officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company B of the 108th NY Infantry on 27 July 1862 at age 26 years, and mustered with the Regiment on 18 August.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Antietam leading his Company on 17 September.

References, Sources, and other notes:
The photograph above is from the US Army Military History Institute (USAMHI) and was posted online by the NY State Military Museum. Service data from Phisterer1. It is likely that his middle name was Brainerd, and that he was from Wheatland, Monroe County, NY.

Birth State: NY    
Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Phisterer, Frederick, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 6 volumes, Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1909-12, Vol. 4, pg. 3280  [AotW citation 1005]

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