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Federal (USV)

Private

Belden Bortle

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was age 21 when he enlisted at Rochester, and he mustered in as Private, Company C, 108th New York Infantry on 1 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2, which spells his first name Beldon.

Birth

02/12/1841

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 3234]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 184  [AotW citation 8869]