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Federal (USV)


Henry S. Tollman

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Alaiedon, he enlisted and mustered into Company C, Eighth Michigan Infantry on 16 August 1862 in Jackson, for 3 years at age 19.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and died the same day. He was buried on the field [map].

After the War

He was reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Death and burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which lists hims as Henry S. Tolman. Service data from the State of Michigan2, which says he was killed outright in action at Antietam. His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has him as H.S. Tallman.


c. 1843


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 4267]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 8, pg. 133  [AotW citation 11963]