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Federal (USV)


Luman Buck

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, from Lenawee County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 1st Michigan Infantry on 20 June 1861 in Adrian, MI.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action by a shell while crossing the Potomac River near Shepherdstown, VA (now WV) on 19 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. His service from the Record of Service.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave. His name also seen as Lyman Buck.


04/19/1838; Dover Township, Lenawee County, MI


09/19/1862; Shepherdstown, VA; 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 3263]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 4, pg. 20  [AotW citation 20150]