James V. Eldridge(c. 1841 - 1862)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He entered service at age 20 as Private in Company D, 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry on 20 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds on 6 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from the Ohio Roster2.
Death Date: 10/06/1862 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 3457]
2 State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 95 [AotW citation 7818]
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