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Federal (USV)


Musser Jacob Rudisill

(1830 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 134th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From Lawrence County, he enlisted as a Private in Company A, 134th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died, probably of disease, at a field hospital near the Antietam battlefield on 10 October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried on the battlefield but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Musser J. Rudisil. His service from Bates,2 as Musser J. Rudesill. Personal details from family genealogists. His memorial is on Findagrave.


1830; New Castle, PA


10/10/1862; 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 4117]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 25101]