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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Charles W. Boughton

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

From Eaton, he enlisted in Company H, 8th Ohio Infantry as Corporal at age 23 on 24 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 21 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1. Details from family genealogists. He had married Jemima Richardson on 13 June 1861, less than 2 weeks before enlisting.

Birth

12/16/1838; Elyria, OH

Death

09/21/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pp. 250 - 256  [AotW citation 14747]