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Federal (USV)

Private

Leverett F. Evans

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Branford, he enlisted as a Private in Company A, 8th Connecticut Infantry on 25 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to the spine in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to the City Hotel US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 2 October and transferred to General Hospital #1 in Frederick on 9 October, but he died there on 13 November 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Record.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1840

Death

11/13/1862 Frederick, 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 3471]

2   State of Connecticut, Adjutant General's Office, and AGs Smith, Camp, and Barbour, and AAG White, Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Hartford: Press of the Chase, Lockwood, and Brainard Company, 1899  [AotW citation 25161]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #638, 5.094  [AotW citation 25162]