Oliver W. Sandford(? - 1862)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Mineral Point, he enlisted in Company I, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and Sergeant before being appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 25 March 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died from wounds received at Antietam on 13 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from the Roster2.
Death Date: 10/13/1862 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 4127]
2 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 370 [AotW citation 10212]
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