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Federal (USV)

Private

A. Delos Northrop

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer in McKean County, he enlisted there on 3 May 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company I, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 30 May in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 17 September 1862. He was originally buried on South Mountain and reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. His service from Bucktails 2 and the Card File.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1840

Death

09/17/1862 South Mountain, 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 3985]

2   Thomson, O. R. Howard, and William H. Rauch, History of the "Bucktails", Kane Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps (13th Pennsylvania Reserves, 42nd of the Line), Philadelphia: Electric Printing Co., 1906, pg. 424  [AotW citation 22981]

3   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 22982]