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A. Flint

A. Flint

Federal (USV)

Private

Alvin Flint, Jr.

(1844 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 1 October 1861 at age 17.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His remains were originally buried on the field, then shipped home.

References & notes

Service details from Ingersoll1. Further information and the photograph here from Frassinito2. The original ambrotype c. 1861 from the McGuire Collection.

Birth

1844; East Hartford, CT

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Center Cemetery, East Hartford, CT

Notes

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]