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Federal (USV)

Private

Albert Burdick

(? - 1863)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company G, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 24 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot wound which also fractured his right thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in a hospital in Fredrick, MD, but died there of wounds on 11 (or 8) February 1863.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from Bates2 with casualty details from Nelson.3

Death

02/11/1863 Frederick, 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 3268]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 16973]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 148  [AotW citation 16974]