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Federal (USV)

Private

Oliver Cromwell Case

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862. He was reportedly reburied in 1866-67 in Antietam National Cemetery, but it is more likely that his family returned his body to Connecticut.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with burial details from John Banks - who documents Case's burial story. John credits John Rogers' extensive work on Case and his blog dedicated to the soldier.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Simsbury Cemetery, Simsbury, CT

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3305]