site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


Richard Dennis

(? - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wayland, he enlisted in Company D, 17th Michigan Infantry on 6 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Weverton, MD on 2 October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried near Weverton but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Death and burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Service details from the State of Michigan2, which has his death date as 4 November 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


10/02/1862; Weaverton, 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 3425]

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. 17, pg. 28  [AotW citation 11989]