Spencer H. Hovey(c. 1822 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Augusta, he enlisted in Company D, 17th Michigan Infantry on 7 August 1862 at Kalamazoo, age 40.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of Michigan2, which says his name have been Samuel H. Hovey.
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: South Mountain, MD 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 3656]
2 State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 51 [AotW citation 11990]
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