site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)

Corporal

Henry K. Buss

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was an 18 year old farmer from Sterling and mustered as Corporal on 19 July 1861 in Company E, 21st Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.2

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 150  [AotW citation 16970]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 617  [AotW citation 20720]