Alvin Flint, Jr.(1844 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 1 October 1861 at age 17.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
His remains were originally buried on the field, then shipped home.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service details from Ingersoll1. Further information and the photograph here from Frassinito2. The original ambrotype c. 1861 from the McGuire Collection.
|Place of Birth: East Hartford, CT |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Center Cemetery, East Hartford, CT
1 Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 475 [AotW citation 12996]
2 Frassanito, William A., Antietam: The Photographic Legacy of America's Bloodiest Day, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978, pp. 231-235 [AotW citation 12997]
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