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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles Hathaway

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted on 9 May 1861 in Hornellsville to serve two years and mustered as Private, Company G, 23rd New York Infantry on 16 May.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the field hospital in Smoketown near Sharpsburg, but died there of wounds on 24 October (or 28 November) 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1840

Death

10/24/1862 Smoketown, 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 3618]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 20, pg. 475  [AotW citation 22633]