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Federal (USV)


Lincoln Nathaniel Burnham

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into Company D, 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry for 3 months' service as Corporal on 12 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, but died of wounds on 14 November 1862 - possibly at Chester, PA.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database. Casualty details from Nelson. A memorial to him is on Findagrave.


c. 1840 in CT


11/14/1862; burial in Chester, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11331]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 149  [AotW citation 16980]