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Federal (USV)


Josiah Trow IV

(1814 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

Giving his age as 44, from Sunapee, he enlisted with his son Charles on 22 April 1861 as a Sergeant in Company D, First New Hampshire Infantry for 3 months' Service. He mustered out on 9 August and enlisted again, on 28 November 1861, as a Private in Company G, 6th New Hampshire Infantry. He was wounded in action at 2nd Bull Run on 29 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Weverton, MD on 25 October 1862.

After the War

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Ayling.2 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/13/1814; Sunapee, NH


10/25/1862; Weverton, 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 4277]

2   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, pg. 341  [AotW citation 25350]