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Federal (USV)


Daniel Gilbert Hopkins

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, from White Lake, MI, he enlisted on 9 August 1862, in Ypsilanti, and mustered as Private, Company E, 17th Michigan Infantry on 19 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the hand in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Lutheran Church hospital in Frederick, MD but died there of wounds on 8 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from Record of Service.1 Wound detail from the Patient List,2 which says he was transferred to Baltimore on 10 November. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




11/08/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Oxbow Lakeside Cemetery, White Lake, MI


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 50  [AotW citation 20187]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #370  [AotW citation 20188]