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Federal (USV)


Charles Melman

(? - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company B, First New Jersey Infantry on 25 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at the U. S. Army General Hospital, Frederick, MD, and was buried in Frederick. He was reinterred in the National Cemetery before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Details from the State AG2.


10/31/1862 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 3915]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, Vol. 1, pg. 75  [AotW citation 14520]