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Federal (USV)

Private

Luke Kiestard

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Portland, he enlisted in Company G, 10th Maine Infantry on 18 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 18 September 1862.

References & notes

Early War service from the Maine Adjutant General1.

Birth

c. 1844; Indian Island, New Brunswick, CANADA

Death

09/18/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 283  [AotW citation 17381]