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Federal (USV)


Cornelius R. Boorom

(1843 - 1905)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 18 on 22 June 1861, and transferred to Company C on 25 June.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Transferred to the 2nd US Cavalry on 10 October 1862.

After the War

He was a Special Pension Examiner (US Department of the Interior) for the 2nd District of Connecticut at New Haven from 1882 to 1893. He was living on Humphreys Street in Dorchester, MA in 1905.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1. Details from the State Roster, which has him as Cornelius R. Boorman. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


03/27/1843 in OH


06/13/1905; burial in Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire, CT


1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 203 - 205  [AotW citation 14790]