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Federal (USV)


Henry Bishop

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

A resident of South Hadley, MA, he enlisted on 18 October 1861 and mustered as Private, Company C, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 25 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right hip in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring Hospital near Keedysville, MD, then admitted to a US Army hospital at Frederick, MD on 3 October 1862. He was released from the hospital to return to his unit on 17 January 1863, but was discharged from the service for disability on 3 June 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 Service information from Ingersoll.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3


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. 133  [AotW citation 16441]

2   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 472  [AotW citation 20563]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #73  [AotW citation 20564]