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Federal (USV)


William Madden

(c. 1824 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 37 on enlistment in August 1861 as Private in Company A, 61st NY Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 23 November 1862 with chronic diarrhea and died there on 16 December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Service data from the State of New York.2 Hospital details from the Patient List.3


c. 1824


12/07/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in 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 3828]

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, Issue 25 (for 1900), pg. 979  [AotW citation 7648]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #695  [AotW citation 25256]