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Federal (USV)

Private

Martin Van Buren Ingram

(c. 1842 - 1865)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 20 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 6 August 1862 and mustered as Private. He was transferred to Company I on 25 August.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

On the march to Goldsboro, NC in 1865 he was detached to the Division as a mounted skirmisher. On 10 April 1865 he was mortally wounded in a skirmish with enemy pickets. He died the next day. Originally buried in Smithfield, NC, his body was later reinterred in the National Cemetery, Raleigh, NC.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1. Stryker2 has his death date as 13 April, his gravesite on Findagrave has 18 April.

Birth

c. 1842; New York City, NY

Death

04/11/1865; Smithfield, NC; burial in Raleigh National Cemetery, Raleigh, NC

Notes

1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pp. 69 - 70  [AotW citation 17224]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pg. 657  [AotW citation 17254]