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Federal (USV)


John A. Matteson

(1820 - 1862)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Coventry, he enlisted on 8 August 1862 in Company D, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. Details from his gravesite on Findagrave.


08/07/1820; Coventry, RI


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Matteson Family Lot, Coventry, RI


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 286 - 292  [AotW citation 14081]