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Federal (USV)

Private

Henry Bacon

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted for 3 months in April 1861 at age 19, and reenlisted for 3 years in June 1861, in Company H, 7th Ohio Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Reinterred from burial on Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery in or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service dates from roster information posted online by Larry Hardman from the Roster2.

Birth

c. 1842

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 3174]

2   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pg. 228  [AotW citation 13036]