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Federal (USV)


Jesse Tyson

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 88th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as a Private in Company I, 22nd Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 April 1861 and mustered out with them on 7 August 1861. He then enlisted as a Private in Company F, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry on 29 August 1861. He transferred to Company I in January 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Bates.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


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 4286]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11864]