Hillard Farnsworth CoffinHome State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd United States Sharpshooters
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds received at Antietam
References, Sources, and other 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.
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 3346]
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