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Federal (USV)


James A. Martin

(? - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

Entered service as First Lieutenant, Company E, 2nd Maryland Infantry on 16 July 1861. Promoted Captain 26 May 1862. Wounded in action at Bull Run, VA on 29 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, losing a leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 15 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1. Some details from John Cannan's The Antietam Campaign (1994).


10/15/1862; Frederick, MD


1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, pp. 88 - 100  [AotW citation 13013]