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Federal (USV)


Jacob Sarbaugh

(? - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Maryland, PHB

Before Antietam

Enrolled in Company E, 3rd Regiment, Potomac Home Brigade Infantry on 12 November 1861 and was commissioned Captain on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on Bolivar Heights near Harpers Ferry on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His funeral was held in Baltimore at the Franklin Street Methodist Episcopal Church on 12 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from the History and Roster1. His death was announced in the New York Times of 18 September 1862. Funeral detail from the Baltimore Sun of 11 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/14/1862; Bolivar Heights, VA; burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Baltimore, 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. 588  [AotW citation 21435]