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Federal (USV)

Private

Marcus Channing Bartlett

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Norway, he mustered as Private, Company G, 10th Maine Infantry on 4 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, near Sharpsburg, and had his leg amputated at the thigh, but died of wounds on 6 November 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the Maine AG.2 Casualty and hospital details from Nelson.3 Birth and middle name from William Berry Lapham's Centennial History of Norway, Oxford County, Maine (1886).

Birth

04/06/1843; Norway, ME

Death

11/06/1862 Smoketown, 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 3199]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 282  [AotW citation 17344]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 124  [AotW citation 17345]