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Federal (USV)


Albert E. Barker

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Fredrickton, he mustered as Private, Company B, 10th Maine Infantry on 4 October 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 22 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot in the leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, but died of wounds on 8 or 9 October 1862. He was reinterred from burial in Frederick, MD to the new National Cemetery in or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Albert E. Baker. Casualty details from Nelson. 2 Service from the Maine AG.3


c. 1840


10/09/1862; Frederick, 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 3179]

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. 122  [AotW citation 16267]

3   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 273  [AotW citation 17340]