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Federal (USV)


Henry Churchill

(c. 1839 - 1915)

Home State: Minnesota

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Minnesota Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he mustered as Private, Company E, First Minnesota Infantry on 29 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the knee in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA, and was discharged for disability on 29 November 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars.2 Details from Barden & Jorgenson.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1839 in NY


01/13/1915; Sawtelle, CA; burial in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA


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. 161  [AotW citation 17476]

2   State of Minnesota, Board of Commissioners, Minnesota in the Civil War and Indian Wars 1861-1865, 2 volumes, St. Paul: Pioneer Press Company, 1890-93, Vol. 1, pg. 56  [AotW citation 20280]

3   Barden, Chuck, and Wayne D. Jorgenson, The First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment , Published 2000, first accessed 01 January 2002, <>, Source page: /#/soldier/652  [AotW citation 20281]