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Federal (USV)


James Byrnes

(? - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

Enlisted in Company F, 5th Maryland Infantry on 14 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds, probably in Washington, DC, on 21 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1. Burial place from his gravesite on Findagrave.


10/21/1862; Washington, DC; burial in US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC


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. 200 - 202  [AotW citation 14337]