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Federal (USV)

Private

Hillard Farnsworth Coffin

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd United States Sharpshooters

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds received at Antietam

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. The Maine Adjutant General (1867 supplement) reported 4 Coffins served in Company D of the 2nd Sharpshooters during the War.

Death

Date not known; 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 3346]