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Federal (USV)

Private

Richard Ardis

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company F, 3rd Delaware Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to the left leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in a hospital in Frederick, MD, but died on 22 December 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 116  [AotW citation 16164]