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J.E. Twiss
J.E. Twiss

Federal (USV)


Jason Ebenezer Twiss

(c. 1830 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Willington, he enlisted in Company I, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 13 August 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 and Ingersoll2. Some details from family genealogists, who also have him as Jason Elijah Twiss. His photograph from one offered for sale on eBay in January 2015.

Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    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 4283]

2   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 661  [AotW citation 13666]

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