Wadsworth A. Washburn(1836 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company G, 16th Connecticut Infantry in August 1862. Later appointed Orderly Sergeant.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was originally buried on the Otto Farm at Sharpsburg, but returned home by his father who buried him in Berlin, CT on 13 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ingersoll1, with burial and other details from an article by Kristen Duke. The photo here from one at the Connecticut State Library, kindly provided by John Banks.
|Birth Date: 8/15/1836 Birth State: VT |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Bridge Cemetery, Berlin, CT
1 Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 651 - 663 [AotW citation 5550]
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