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Federal (USV)


James Edwin Garabrant

(1843 - 1918)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 19 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 6 August 1862 and mustered as Private.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He mustered out of service with his Company on 8 June 1865.

After the War

He was a real estate and general insurance agent; founder of James E. Garabrant & Company, Newark (1869). He was an underwriter for 50 years. He applied for a Federal pension in 1905, probably granted in 1907.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1. Details from a bio sketch about his son James Lloyd Garabrant in David Lawrence Pierson's History of the Oranges to 1921 (1922).


04/01/1843; Newark, NJ


08/09/1918; East Orange, NJ


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. 67  [AotW citation 17218]