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Federal (USV)


David Bushnell

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 121st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted at Worcester as Private, Company I, 121st New York Infantry on 7 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of "fever" at Burkittsville, MD on 8 October 1862.

After the War

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as David Bushnerr. His service from New York.2


c. 1841


10/08/1862; Burkittsville, 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 3280]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1903, Ser. No. 36, pg. 26  [AotW citation 25077]