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Federal (USV)


Henry L. Hartshorn

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

At the 1860 Federal Census he was living in Orwell, OH, but he was a student at Hillsdale College in Michigan by 1861. Listing his residence as Jonesville, MI, he enlisted in Company C of the Seventh Michigan Infantry on 19 August 1861 for 3 years, age 22. He was listed as missing in action at Savage Station, VA on 29 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam and buried on the field.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1, which lists his middle initial as "S". His memorial is on Findagrave; he may be buried in Antietam National Cemetery as an "unknown", but is not among the named soldiers there. Thanks to Jack Saunders for the personal details from his research.


c. 1839 in OH


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   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. 7, pp. 47 - 54  [AotW citation 12063]