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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles W. Webb

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, from Saco, he mustered as Private in Company C, 5th Maine Infantry on 2 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He may have been wounded at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 October but died there of Typhoid Fever at 7 PM on 29 October 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the Adjutant General.2 Hospital and death details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1839

Death

10/29/1862 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 4330]

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. 110  [AotW citation 20791]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #769  [AotW citation 20792]