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Federal (USV)


Frederick Calloway Ward

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 125th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as a Private, Company K, 125th Pennsylvania Reserves on 14 August 1862 in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at a field hospital on the Hoffman Farm near the battlefield on 19 (or 20) September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bates.1 Death details from a casualty list in the New York Times of 12 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

GAR Post 468 in Altoona, PA was named for him.


11/13/1842; Jersey City, NJ


09/19/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. IV, pg. 126  [AotW citation 1409]