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Federal (USV)

Private

R. Harrison McKenzie

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Ellenboro, he enlisted in Company C, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 26 September. Reinterred from burial on Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Death information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the Roster2.

Death

09/26/1862 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 3883]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 355  [AotW citation 10144]