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Federal (USV)


David H. Link

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Washburn, he enlisted in Company C, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of disease in the hospital at Smoketown, MD on 28 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from burial at Smoketown to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1. Service details from the Roster.2


10/28/1862; Smoketown, 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 3802]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 549  [AotW citation 10503]