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Federal (USV)

Private

Dearborn S. Blake

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 37 year old farmer in Roxbury, MA, he enlisted 1 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company K, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 10 August.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1825

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, MA

Notes

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. 134  [AotW citation 16450]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 701  [AotW citation 20407]