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Federal (USV)

Private

Scott M. Ferguson

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted on 10 July 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company E, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 July in Washington, DC.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial near the battlefield to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File.2 Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22841]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 22842]

3   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3487]