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Federal (USV)


Isaac J. Dobson

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 8th New York Cavalry

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted in Rochester as Private, Company D, 8th New York Cavalry on 2 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died, probably of disease, at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 23 October 1862.

The rest of the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic information from the State of New York.1 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862.


c. 1844


10/23/1862; Hagerstown, MD


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1894, Vol. II, pg. 859  [AotW citation 3575]