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Federal (USV)


James Mathieson

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 79th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private, Company C, 79th New York Infantry on 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and buried on the field [map].

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1838


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 946  [AotW citation 22490]