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J.A. Lee
J.A. Lee

Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Jacob A. Lee

(? - 1862)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as 3rd Sergeant in Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry in August 1861. He was promoted First Sergeant in October, and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in April 1862. He was promoted to First Lieutenant in September.

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 24 October 1862. Reinterred from his original burial in Keedysville to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data and the photo here from Brown2.


Death Date: 10/24/1862    Death Place: Keedysville, MD    Burial Place: 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 3781]

2   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pp. 157, 579  [AotW citation 7957]



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