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Federal (USV)


David Mahlon Scull

(1844 - 1915)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

By 1860 he was living in Newark, NJ, and he enlisted at age 18 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 3 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 detached 20 September 1862 as cattle guard and returned to his Company in April 1863. He was slightly wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863, and again, in action at Atlanta, GA in 1864, but did not need to leave his unit. He mustered out of service with his Company on 8 June 1865.

After the War

He was a moulder in an iron foundry, and had at least 9 children.

References & notes

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


08/25/1844; Passaic, NJ


02/01/1915; East Orange, NJ; 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, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 17239]