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Federal (USA)


Francis Baldini

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 4th United States Artillery, Battery G

Before Antietam

A 27 year old laborer he enlisted in Richmond, VA as Private, Battery G, 4th US Artillery on 16 November 1858 for 5 years.

On the Campaign

He died of chronic diarrhea at US Army General Hospital #5 in Frederick, MD on 22 (or 23) October 1862.

The rest of the War

He was initially buried in Frederick and was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Francis Balden. His service from the Registers.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave, also as Balden.


c. 1831; Palma, ITALY


10/22/1862; 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 3183]

2   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 053, pg. 198  [AotW citation 25073]