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Federal (USV)

Private

Rufus Cole

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Newport, he enlisted in Company B, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 5 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 7 October at Middletown, MD.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from the Roster2.

Death

10/07/1862 Middletown, 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 3349]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 545  [AotW citation 10511]