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Federal (USV)


James N. Simpson

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted on 18 June 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company E, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 July in Washington, DC.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 24 September 1862, place not given.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File.2


c. 1842




1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22843]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22844]