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Federal (USV)

Private

Martin Luther Wadhams

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From East Windsor, about age 20, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 8th Connecticut Infantry on 20 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Banks1 and the Record.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Banks, John, Connecticut Antietam Death List, Connecticut: self-published, 2013  [AotW citation 12517]

2   State of Connecticut, Adjutant General's Office, and AGs Smith, Camp, and Barbour, and AAG White, Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Hartford: Press of the Chase, Lockwood, and Brainard Company, 1899  [AotW citation 25801]