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Federal (USV)


J. W. Armstrong

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Vermont Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company E, 5th Vermont Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital at Sharpsburg, MD, but had his left leg amputated, and died of wounds on 24 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 116  [AotW citation 16170]