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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 Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam leading his Company on 17 September.

References & 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.


1836 in NY


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in 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]