Elisha Bronson(1834 - 1862)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Fall River, he enlisted in Company B, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 11 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Elie Brunson. Service data from the Roster2. Further detail from research Don Strube posted on Findagrave. He's in most records as Eli Bronson, but his full name was probably Elisha, like his grandfather.
|Place of Birth: Smithville, NY |
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 3260]
2 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 544 [AotW citation 10510]
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