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Federal (USV)


Calvin Hathaway

(1845 - 1862)

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Vermont Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 17, from Bennington, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 2nd Vermont Infantry on 15 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of typhoid fever on 23 November 1862 in the 6th Army Corps hospital in Hagerstown, MD.

After the War

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Peck2 and Ledoux.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave. He also has a cenotaph in the Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT.


05/05/1845; Bennington, VT


11/23/1862; Hagerstown, 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 3617]

2   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892, pg. 35  [AotW citation 25216]

3   Ledoux, Tom, Vermont in the Civil War, Published 1996, first accessed 01 January 2004, <>, Source page: /get.php?input=19022  [AotW citation 25217]