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Federal (USA)


Charles McCaffery

(? - 1862)

Home State: Unknown

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 6th United States Cavalry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as a Private in Company I, 6th United States Cavalry, date not found.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

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

References & notes

His burial from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as C. McCaffery; he's seen as Charles McCaffrey in the US Registers of Death in the Regular Army. He's not found under either name in the Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army.


09/17/1862; 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 3859]