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J.E. Twiss

J.E. Twiss

Federal (USV)


Jason Ebenezer Twiss

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Willington, he enlisted in Company I, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 13 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 and Ingersoll2. Some details from family genealogists, who also have him as Jason Elijah Twiss. His photograph from one offered for sale on eBay in January 2015.


c. 1830


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 4283]

2   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 661  [AotW citation 13666]