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Federal (USV)

Private

Joseph T. Bosworth

(? - 1862)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A

Before Antietam

He enlisted on 17 April 1861 in Providence, and mustered as Private First Light Battery, Rhode Island Volunteers on 2 May 1861. He mustered out on 6 August 1861 and reenlisted, in Battery A, First Rhode Island Light Artillery on 10 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was reeinterred from burial on Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery by 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from Dyer.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

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 3200]

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. 2, pp. 713, 742  [AotW citation 18663]

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. 2, pg. 743  [AotW citation 18664]