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Federal (USV)


Edward Patterson

(c. 1836 - 1864)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 26 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 17 July 1862 and mustered on 25 August as Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was again in action at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Resaca and Dallas, GA, but was killed in action in a skirmish near Kennesaw Mountain, GA on 17 June 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1.


c. 1836; New York, NY


06/17/1864; near Kennesaw Mountain, GA; burial in Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, GA


1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pg. 53  [AotW citation 17190]