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Federal (USV)

Private

Abial J.W. Abbott

(? - 1862)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company H, 4th Rhode Island Infantry on 18 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action, probably at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died at the 9th Corps Army Hospital near Keedysville, MD on 7 October 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Abiel J.N. Abbott, KIA on South Mountain. Further details from Dyer2.

Death

10/7/1862 Keedysville, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3140]

2   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pg. 243  [AotW citation 14003]