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Federal (USV)


Alexander Melville

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 24 on 13 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1 and the State of Ohio2, which says he died in Alexandria, VA on 19 January 1863, and has him as Alexander Mellville.


c. 1837


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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. 209 - 211  [AotW citation 14812]

2   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, pg. 247  [AotW citation 14824]