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Federal (USV)

Private

Simon Sullivan

(? - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, a bootmaker from Milford on enlistment in July 1861. He was in Company H. He was wounded in action at Ball's Bluff on 21 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died on 21 October 1862 of his wounds and was buried in Frederick, MD. He was reinterred in the National Cemetery from Frederick about 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with service data from Soldiers2.

Death

10/21/1862 Frederick, 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 4239]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 189  [AotW citation 5886]