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Federal (USV)


Magnus Moltke

(? - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

Enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant in Company C, 5th Maryland Infantry on 10 October 1861. Promoted First Lieutenant on 9 September 1862. Transferred to Company E.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Originally buried in Keedysville, MD, then reinterred in the National Cemetery.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1, who lists him as Magness Moltke.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, 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, Vol. 1, pp. 196 - 199  [AotW citation 14317]