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Federal (USV)


William Rodden

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted on 27 April 1861 at West Chazy for two years and mustered as Private, Company K, 16th New York Infantry on 15 May.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 16 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Adjutant General2, also as William Roden. His memorial is on Findagrave, as Corporal William Roddenon.


c. 1838


09/16/1862; in 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 4105]

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 1899, Ser. No. 19, pg. 646  [AotW citation 22562]