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Federal (USV)


Daniel C. Hiteshew

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: Companies H & I, 1st Maryland Cavalry (US)

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private, Company H, First Virginia (Union) Cavalry on 3 December 1861. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, date not given. In January 1862 he transferred with his Company to the First Maryland Cavalry and was promoted to First Lieutenant on 25 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 26 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from Wilmer.1 Birth information from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1833; Frederick, MD


10/26/1862; burial in River View Cemetery, Williamsport, MD


1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pg. 728  [AotW citation 21433]