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Federal (USV)

Private

Jeptha Bridge

(? - 1874)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 57th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company K, 57th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was again wounded, in action 3 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA. He was discharged for disability on 24 September 1863 at Point Lookout, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with details from the State Roster, which has him as Jepther Bridge. Death and burial from Headstones.

Death

07/11/1874; burial in Village Cemetery, Wappingers Falls, NY

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 141  [AotW citation 16624]