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Federal (USV)


Napoleon Chamberlain

(c. 1834 - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 28 year old pump maker in Indianapolis, he mustered as Private, Company D, 19th Indiana Infantry on 3 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Adjutant General.1 Details from Thomas Venner's Til The Paper Work Is Done in Civil War Times Illustrated (1993). His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1834


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 397  [AotW citation 20648]