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Federal (USV)


Jeduthan Gray

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Johnson County, IN, he mustered as Private, Company H, 19th Indiana Infantry on 29 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Stone House (Poffenberger) field hospital, then at the US Army hospital in Smoketown, MD. He died there of wounds on 11 (or 12) October 1862. He was originally buried near the hospital and reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Service information from the Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2 Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,3 which has him as John Gray, Company B. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Corporal.


10/11/1862; Smoketown, 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. 403  [AotW citation 20663]

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. 229  [AotW citation 20664]

3   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3568]