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D.B. Tarbox

D.B. Tarbox

Federal (USV)


David Brainerd Tarbox

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wheatland, he enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company B of the 108th NY Infantry on 27 July 1862 at age 26 years, and mustered with the Regiment on 18 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 while leading his Company.

References & notes

His service from Phisterer.1 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from a photograph at the US Army Military History Institute (USAMHI), posted online by the NY State Military Museum.


01/14/1836; Batavia, NY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Phisterer, Frederick, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 6 volumes, Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1909-12, Vol. 4, pg. 3280  [AotW citation 1005]