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Federal (USV)


Washington I. Romer

(c. 1835 - 1899)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 27 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 1 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 was wounded while on picket near Atlanta, GA on 23 July 1864 and was treated at a hospital in Chattanooga, TN, and at Ward Hospital, Newark, NJ, where he later served as acting Quartermaster Sergeant. He was discharged in Newark on 3 July 1865..

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1835; Buffalo, NY


08/28/1899; 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. 74  [AotW citation 17234]