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Federal (USV)


James H. Comstock

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Vermont Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31, from Whitingham, VT, he enlisted on 24 March 1862 and mustered as Private, Company I, 4th Vermont Infantry on 12 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 8 December 1862.

The rest of the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic information from Peck1. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 17 December 1862.


c. 1831; Shelburne, MA


12/08/1862; Hagerstown, MD


1   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892, pg. 136  [AotW citation 17679]