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Federal (USV)

Private

Elisha Callender

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B, 16th Connecticut Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, and was discharged for disability on 11 January 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.

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. 152  [AotW citation 17068]