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Federal (USV)

Private

Uriah H. Belcher

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 27, from Jackson, MI, he enlisted on 15 August in Jackson, and mustered as Private, Company G, 17th Michigan Infantry on 18 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862 with no further record, presumed to have died of wounds.

References & notes

Service from Record of Service,1 which has him as Uriah W. Belcher. His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1838

Death

09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD

Notes

1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 10  [AotW citation 20179]