Henry Aldrich(c. 1821 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was about 41 years old, a blacksmith working for a clock-making firm in Bristol when he enlisted as Private in Company K, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 24 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was originally buried with others of his unit on the Otto Farm at Sharpsburg, but reinterred in the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Aldritch. Further details from John Banks who posted his research on his blog.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: 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 3152]
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