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Federal (USV)


Oliver W. Lovitt

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, from Campton, NH, he mustered as Private, Company A, 6th New Hampshire Infantry on 25 August 1862 in Campton.

On the Campaign

He died of disease near Sharpsburg on 29 September 1862 and was buried on the field.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Oliver Lovett. Service from Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire.2 His gravesite at Antietam and his memorial in Partridge Hill Cemetery, West Campton, NH are on Findagrave.


c. 1843; Campton, NH


09/29/1862; 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 3820]

2   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, pg. 320  [AotW citation 20294]