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Federal (USV)


Charles Kohlman

(? - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company H, 5th Maryland Infantry on 7 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to the chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 27 September but died there the next day, Sunday, at 9 o'clock a.m.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Charles Coleman. His service from Wilmer.2 Wound and hospital details from Nelson3 and the Patient List,4 also as Charles Coleman. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Corporal.


09/28/1862; 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 3351]

2   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pg. 212  [AotW citation 23109]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pp. 167,279  [AotW citation 23110]

4   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: pg. 338  [AotW citation 23111]