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Federal (USV)


Garret Vanasdall

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company H, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 20 on 6 June 1861. Wounded at Winchester (May 1862). He was appointed Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

After the War

He was listed (as G.A. Vanasdell) as living in Three Rivers, MI at the time of the Regimental Reunion at Gettysburg in September 1887.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1. Details from the State Roster, which lists him as Garrette A. Vanorsdall.


c. 1841


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. 226 - 230  [AotW citation 14850]