Rufus Preble(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Maine Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Originally from Hallowell, he was in Company E.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at age 19.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Hyde1. Thanks to descendant Jon for additional information and for bringing him to our attention.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
1 Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02 [AotW citation 6641]
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