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Federal (USV)


Jesse G. Eastlack

(c. 1842 - 1863)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

Probably from Gloucester County, he enlisted in Company H, 4th New Jersey Infantry on 17 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

He died at about age 21 in Frederick, MD on 27 March 1863, of wounds received in action. Originally buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New Jersey1. He has a stone in the Jesse Chew/Eastlack Cemetery in Sewell, NJ. He may have been reinterred in New Jersey, or this may be a cenotaph "in memory" of him. Thanks to Jeffrey Gellenthin for his work in the cemetery and photo of the stone on Facebook.


c. 1842


03/27/1863 Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD


1   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, Vol. 1, pp. 196 - 224  [AotW citation 14605]