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Federal (USV)


Robert R. Moses

(c. 1837 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 24 year old slater from Lancaster when he mustered on 17 December 1861 as Private in Company C, 15th Massachusetts Infantry.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He died of his wounds at the Smoketown Hospital on 5 October 1862, and was buried there. Reinterred from burial at Smoketown, MD to the National Cemetery.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with details from Soldiers2.

Death Date: 10/05/1862    Death Place: Smoketown, MD    Burial Place: 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 3953]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 153  [AotW citation 5651]

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