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Federal (USV)


Matthew Lappione

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32, he enlisted on 9 May 1861 at Amsterdam for two years and mustered as Private, Company D, 32nd New York Infantry on 31 May.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried near the battlefield on South Mountain, but reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1, who also has him as Matthew Lapien or Lapine. Burial information from the cemetery History, as Matthew Lapine, 16th New York Infantry. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1829


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, 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 1899, Ser. No. 21, pg. 951  [AotW citation 22537]

2   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3765]