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Federal (USV)


Heinrich Otten

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company A, 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves on 17 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds at the Smoketown Hospital near the battlefield on 12 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Details from Woodward2, who lists him as Henry Otten.


10/12/1862; Smoketown, 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 4008]

2   Woodward, Evan M, History of the Third Pennsylvania Reserve, Trenton: MacCrellish & Quigley, 1883, Appdx. B, pg. 15  [AotW citation 11975]