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Federal (USV)


James Boggs

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G, 7th Wisconsin Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the chest, abdomen, and thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Showman Farm Hospital at Sharpsburg, MD, but died on 18 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. He’s not found in the State Roster or Soldiers and Sailors System database.


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. 136  [AotW citation 16474]