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Federal (USV)


Amos Ferry

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Sheffield, CT, he enlisted on 10 October 1861 and mustered as Private, Company E, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 25 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring field hospital near Keedysville, MD, but died there of wounds on 18 October 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Ingersoll.1 Hospital detail from Nelson.2


10/18/1862; Keedysville, MD


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 479  [AotW citation 20509]

2   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. 207  [AotW citation 20510]