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Federal (USV)


James Dowst

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Epsom, he enlisted at age 30 in Company I, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Birth date from family genealogists.


05/03/1833; Epsom, NH


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Brackett-Libbey Cemetery, Epsom, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster, pp. 36 - 63  [AotW citation 13390]