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Federal (USV)

Private

Hiram Buker

(1845 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 17 (giving his age as 19), from Bowdinham, he mustered as Private, Company K, 7th Maine Infantry on 21 August 1862.

On the Campaign

Less than a month later he was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Hyde1, who has him as Hiram Baker. Service from the Adjutant General.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

05/20/1845; Bowdoinham, ME

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02  [AotW citation 6689]

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. 190  [AotW citation 20798]