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Federal (USV)


Jasper N. Nugent

(c. 1840 - 1863)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer from Montgomery County, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company G, 11th Indiana Infantry on 22 April 1861, and mustered out 4 August. He then reenlisted and mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

"One of the three [soldiers] who stood in line of Company C through entire battle of Antietam."

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a hospital in Frederick, MD on 16 December 1862 and died there of disease on 16 February 1863.

After the War

Originally buried in Frederick, MD, he was reinterred at the new National Cemetery in 1866 or 1867.

References & notes

His service and the quote above from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Hospital information from the Patient List.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Pvt Jasper Nugen.


c. 1840


02/16/1863 Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 582  [AotW citation 18462]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #616  [AotW citation 18463]