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Federal (USV)


Henry F. Wolfe

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 30th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted as Sergeant in Company A, 30th Ohio Infantry on 2 August 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/Big Spring field hospital on the Geeting farm near Sharpsburg, but died there of wounds on 21 September 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial on the battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1 Hospital detail from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1841


09/21/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 397  [AotW citation 22200]

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. 444  [AotW citation 22201]