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Federal (USV)


Jacob V. Bush

(1840 - 1926)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Muncie, IN, he mustered as Private, Company K, 19th Indiana Infantry on 29 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was appointed Corporal and reenlisted, dates not given, and transferred to Company E, 20th Indiana Infantry on 18 October 1864 in Petersburg, VA. He mustered out on 12 July 1865 in Louisville, KY.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from the Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1840 in IN


1926; Vermillion County, IN; burial in Eugene Cemetery, Eugene, IN


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 17022]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 406  [AotW citation 20686]