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Federal (USV)

Corporal

David M. Ford

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Norwich, CT, he enlisted on 25 October 1861 and mustered as Private, Company H, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 14 November 1861. He was promoted Corporal on 14 June 1862, reduced to Private in July, and back to Corporal about 1 September.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Ingersoll.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

12/1841

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Hickory Street Cemetery, Norwich, CT

Notes

1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 490  [AotW citation 20511]