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Federal (USV)


Malcolm Wilson

(1819 - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

He had served in the Mexican War (1846-48), probably as a Private in Watson's Battalion, Maryland and District of Columbia Infantry. In 1860 he was a 42 year old merchant at Monkton in Baltimore County, MD. He enrolled on 22 June 1861 as Captain, Company F, 2nd Maryland Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

His service from Wilmer1 and the name index to the Compiled Military Service Records for the Mexican War, 1846-1848, National Archives (M616). Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


05/01/1819; Lancaster County, PA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Chestnut Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Phoenix, 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 13018]