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Federal (USV)


Henry Freeman Saunders

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Hopkinton, he enlisted on 3 October 1861 in Company D, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds 25 October 1862 at Locust Spring General Hospital, Keedysville, MD, age 19.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. Burial place from his gravesite on Findagrave.


1843 in RI


10/25/1862; Keedysville, MD; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Hopkinton, 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. 306 - 317  [AotW citation 14103]