Richard A. Van Moll(1840 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 21 year old shoemaker living in Newburyport when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861. He had previously served in Company A of the 8th Massachusetts infantry - a 3-month unit.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
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, pp. 212 -213 [AotW citation 2724]
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