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Federal (USV)


James Carey

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer from Salem, he enlisted in Company G, 32nd Massachusetts Infantry on 27 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Sharpsburg on 25 October 1862.

After the War

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Service data from Soldiers2.


c. 1841


10/25/1862; 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 3291]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 499  [AotW citation 14511]