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Federal (USV)


Isaiah V. Spinks

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 122nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted 14 August at Marcellus and mustered as Private, Company F, 122nd New York Infantry on 15 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He died at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 19 October 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, but was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in 1866-67.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Issac or Isaiah M. Spink. Service from the State of New York,2 which says he was discharged for disability on 20 March 1862.


c. 1839


11/14/1862 Hagerstown, 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 4208]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1903, Ser. No. 36, pg. 329  [AotW citation 17672]