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Federal (USV)


Charles W. Webb

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, from Saco, he mustered as Private in Company C, 5th Maine Infantry on 2 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He may have been wounded at Antietam on 17 September 1862 but he was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 October with typhoid fever. He died there at 7 PM on 29 October 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the Adjutant General.2 Hospital and death details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1839


10/29/1862; Frederick, 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 4330]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 110  [AotW citation 20791]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #769  [AotW citation 20792]