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Federal (USV)


Royal W. Ceasar

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery D

Before Antietam

He was in Battery D, 1st Rhode Island Artillery

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right foot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, near Sharpsburg, and in a hospital in Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 158  [AotW citation 17296]