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Federal (USV)


Daniel A. Tuttle

(1840 - 1862)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Hustisford, he enlisted as Corporal in Company A, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 18 April 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He may have been Color Corporal, and was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the State of Wisconsin1 and the History2. Thanks to Daniel Tuttle Murray for the pointer to the Corporal, and family genealogists for further details.

Another of the 4 Tuttle brothers in the Company, Franklin Lorenzo was killed in action in October 1861 at Bolivar Heights, VA, near Harpers Ferry, and his name (as L.F. Tuttle) is on a gravestone in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg. A Daniel A. Tuttle, with death noted at Bolivar in October 1861 is reported buried in the Poolesville Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Poolesville, MD. It is possible that the records have confused the brothers and Franklin Lorenzo was buried in Poolesville and Daniel at Antietam.

Birth Date: 10/02/1840    Place of Birth: Gouverneur, NY    
Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 390  [AotW citation 12510]

2   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 386, 407  [AotW citation 12511]

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