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Federal (USV)

Private

Samuel Mumford

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 20 in Company E, First Delaware Infantry on 10 September 1861 at Georgetown, DE.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds on 17 October 1862. Reinterred from burial at Smoketown, MD to the National Cemetery in or before 1869.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Delaware1 and the Antietam Cemetery History2, which lists him in the 2nd Delaware Infantry, and his death date as the 18th.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

10/17/1862 Smoketown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <http://archives.delaware.gov/CivilWar/volumes/>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, First Delaware Infantry  [AotW citation 13736]

2   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3958]