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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles Williamson

(? - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted 30 September 1861 as Private, Company K, 2nd New Jersey Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He died of typhoid fever at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 14 November 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, but was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in 1866-67.

References & notes

Basic information from the Record.1 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 19 November 1862.

Death

11/14/1862 Hagerstown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   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, Vol. 1, pg. 149  [AotW citation 17673]