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Federal (USV)


Clinton Fessington

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Thompson, CT, he enlisted on 12 October 1861 and mustered as Private, Company F, 11th Connecticut Infantry the same day.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Sharpsburg on 21 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him in Company E. Service information from Ingersoll.2 His ANC gravesite is on Findagrave. He also has a marker at the Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam, CT (via Findagrave) which has him as Clinton Fessenden.


09/21/1862; 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 3490]

2   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 483  [AotW citation 20537]