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Federal (USV)


James M. Tappan

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from East Kingston, NH, he enlisted on 12 June 1862 and mustered as Corporal, Company A, 9th New Hampshire Infantry on 3 July.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Pleasant Valley, MD on 28 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire.1


c. 1841; East Kingston, NH


10/28/1862; Pleasant Valley, MD


1   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 1, pg. 503  [AotW citation 20310]