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Federal (USV)

Private

Lucius Ellis Griffith

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 25 year old farmer in Carver, MA, he mustered as Private, Company E, 20th Massachusetts Infantry on 8 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has his death date as 6 November 1862.

Birth

03/02/1836; Carver, MA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Union Cemetery, Carver, MA

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 535  [AotW citation 20692]