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Federal (USV)

Private

Orville J. Case

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From New Hartford, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 7 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Sharpsburg, MD on 12 October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried on the battlefield but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1. His service from Connecticut.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

10/12/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3306]

2   State of Connecticut, Adjutant General's Office, and AGs Smith, Camp, and Barbour, and AAG White, Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Hartford: Press of the Chase, Lockwood, and Brainard Company, 1899  [AotW citation 25084]