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Federal (USV)


James Atherton

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 29th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company D, 29th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the head by a shell in action at Antietam on 17 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. 117  [AotW citation 16181]