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Federal (USV)


Martin B. Washburn

(1824 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Milton Plantation, he enlisted and mustered as a Musician in Company C, 20th Maine Infantry on 29 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease in Portertown, MD on 27 October 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.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the State of Maine.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1824; Rumford, ME


10/27/1862 Portertown, 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 4323]

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  [AotW citation 21099]