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Federal (USV)


Eben Adams

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company C, 5th Maine Infantry.

On the Campaign

He died on the Maryland Campaign.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Martin Adams. Nelson2 has him as Eben Adams. His first name is likely a contraction of Ebenezer. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


Date not known; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3148]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 111  [AotW citation 16074]