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Federal (USV)

Private

John W. Outwater

(? - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company I, First New Jersey Infantry on 21 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of cholera on 16 September 1862 at Burkittsvile, MD.

After the War

He was originally buried in Burkittsville but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

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

Death

09/16/1862; Burkittsville, 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 4009]

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. 96  [AotW citation 14521]