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Federal (USV)


Edson C. Chapman

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company H, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 19 on 24 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1, which lists him as Edson C. Chatman. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


02/05/1842; Huntington, OH


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Old Huntington Cemetery, Huntington, OH


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pp. 250 - 256  [AotW citation 14749]