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Federal (USV)


David D. Ward

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 121st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted in Company K, 121st New York Infantry on 23 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of typhoid fever at Bakersville, MD on 27 October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried in Bakersville 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 the Adjutant General.2


c. 1842


10/27/1862; Bakersville, 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 4318]

2   State of New York, and Division of Military & Naval Affairs, New York State Military Museum, Published c. 2000, first accessed 01 January 2002, <>, Source page: For the Year 1903, Ser. No. 36, pg. 196  [AotW citation 24723]