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Federal (USV)


Charles W. Barton

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted as Private in Company K, 30th Ohio Infantry on 7 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, with no further record.

The rest of the War

His mother began receiving a pension based on his service in June 1864, probably after he'd been declared dead.

References & notes

Casualty basics from Nelson.1 His service from the Roster 2 with detail from his card in the Civil War Pensions Index, online from fold3.


c. 1841


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 125  [AotW citation 16299]

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. 3, pg 423  [AotW citation 22197]