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Federal (USV)

Private

Bridgeman J. Hollister

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company H.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Died of wounds received at Antietam. Reported buried at Antietam National Cemetery, but actually interred in the Wassaic Cemetery in Glastonbury in January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has his first name as Bridgman. Thanks to John Banks and his blog post for the details about his burial.

Birth

1833

Death

09/25/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Wassaic Cemetery, Glastonbury, CT

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3649]