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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Charles L. Weeks

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Kalamazoo, MI, he enlisted on 4 August 1862 in Kalamazoo and mustered as Sergeant, Company I, 17th Michigan Infantry on 16 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 29 September 9n Middletown, MD.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Pvt. Charles F. Weeks. Service from Record of Service.2

Birth

c. 1841

Death

09/29/1862 Middletown, 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 4332]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 110  [AotW citation 20198]