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Federal (USV)

Private

Matthew Bell

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 79th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company I, 79th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring Hospital, Sharpsburg, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 129  [AotW citation 16371]