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Federal (USV)

Private

Benjamin Lord

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 137th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered in as Private, Company K, 137th Pennsylvania Infantry on 17 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 31 October 1862.

The rest of the War

He was initially buried in Hagerstown and reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Service from Bates.2

Death

10/31/1862 Hagerstown, 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 3816]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 25065]