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Federal (USV)

Private

John Trowbridge

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

He had served as a Private, Company B in the 3-month First Maine Infantry from 3 May - 5 August 1861. At age 22, from Portland, he mustered as Private, Company B, 10th Maine Infantry on 4 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867. There is also a stone for him at the Congregational Cemetery, Cumberland Center, ME.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Early service from the Maine AG.2 His gravesite in Maine is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1839 in ME

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 4278]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 268  [AotW citation 17332]