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Federal (USV)


Charleton L. Bonham

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry

Before Antietam

Age 22 he enrolled and mustered into service as a Farrier in Company C, 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry in Philadelphia on 5 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Middletown, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave, but has his death on 11 July 1863.


c. 1839


09/14/1862; Middletown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22742]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 29537]