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Federal (USV)


James V. Eldridge

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He entered service at age 20 as Private in Company D, 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry on 20 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 6 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from the Ohio Roster2.


c. 1841


10/06/1862; 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 3457]

2   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 95  [AotW citation 7818]