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Federal (USV)


Joseph O. Addleman

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wayne County, age 19, he mustered as Private, Company B, 19th Indiana Infantry on 29 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried on the Antietam battlefield and it is likely he was removed and taken home in March 1863. Some remains were identified as his and reinterred in the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Joseph Adleman. Service from the Adjutant General.2 His removal in March 1863 found in the Directory and Soldiers Register of Wayne County Indiana (1865); thanks to Phil Harris for the pointer to that. His gravesite in Whitewater and his stone in Sharpsburg are on Findagrave.


c. 1842


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Whitewater Cemetery, Whitewater, IN


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3150]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 392  [AotW citation 20642]