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Federal (USV)


Amos G. Burdick

(1839 - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Milton, WI, he enlisted as Private in Company H, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 24 April 1861. He was detached to service with Battery B, 4th United States Artillery in June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the hand in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 while serving with the Battery.

The rest of the War

He was treated at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA. He died of disease at home in Milton on 7 March 1864.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson,1 who also has him as Amos Bendick. Service from the Wisconsin Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


10/30/1839 in NY


04/12/1864; Milton, WI; burial in Milton Cemetery, Milton, WI


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. 129  [AotW citation 16376]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 368  [AotW citation 16972]