Oliver Cromwell Case(? - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.
In the Antietam 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, Sources, and other 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 Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Simsbury Cemetery, Simsbury, CT
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3305]
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