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Federal (USV)


Moses H. Garabrant

(c. 1841 - 1864)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 21 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 6 August 1862 and mustered as Private. He was transferred to Company I on 25 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded in the left knee in action at Dallas, GA in May or June 1864. He was treated at the Twentieth Corps Hospital, where his leg was amputated. He was then in hospitals at Marietta, GA and Chattanooga, TN, where he died following a second amputation. His body was returned home by friends.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1.


c. 1841; Newark, NJ


1864; Chattanooga, TN; burial in Rosedale Cemetery, 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. 68  [AotW citation 17221]