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Federal (USV)


Horatio Burroughs

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer in Leicester, MA, he mustered as Private, Company E, 21st Massachusetts Infantry on 23 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 6 February 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.2


c. 1843


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. 150  [AotW citation 17016]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 617  [AotW citation 20719]