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Federal (USV)


John Aplin

(? - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A, 13th New Jersey Infantry.

On the Campaign

He died at Sharpsburg, probably killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield [map] to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Death and burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as John Alpine, and from Nelson.2 He's not found in unit rosters for any Union regiment. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3157]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 115  [AotW citation 16127]