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Federal (USV)


Robert R. Moses

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was a 24 year old slater from Lancaster when he mustered on 17 December 1861 as Private in Company C, 15th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds at the Smoketown Hospital on 5 October 1862, and was buried there. Reinterred from burial at Smoketown, MD to the National Cemetery.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with details from Soldiers2.


c. 1837


10/05/1862; 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 3953]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 153  [AotW citation 5651]