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Federal (USV)


William Riley Mann

(1828 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

From Medina Township and County, OH, he enlisted in Company H, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 33 on 6 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 23 November 1862 with chronic diarrhea and died on 30 November 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial (probably at Mt. Olivet Cemetery) in Frederick, MD to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Details from the Roster2 and family genealogists. Hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/01/1828; Medina Township, OH


11/30/1862; Frederick, 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 3841]

2   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol 2, pg. 256  [AotW citation 14710]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #646  [AotW citation 25262]