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C.M. Long

C.M. Long

Federal (USV)

Corporal

Charles M. Long

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 21 in Company E, 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry on 8 June 1861. He was promoted to Corporal (date unknown).

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from the Ohio Roster2. His picture from a photograph of unknown provenance auctioned on ebay in 2015.

Birth

c. 1840

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 3813]

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. 99  [AotW citation 7822]