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Federal (USV)


Charles Matthews

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted at Hector and mustered as Musician, Company H, 107th New York Infantry on 12 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Harpers Ferry, VA on 13 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred in the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1841


10/13/1862; Harpers Ferry, 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 3854]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1903, Ser. No. 34, pg. 104  [AotW citation 25269]