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Federal (USV)


Hiram Wilcox

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 45th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36, he mustered into service as Private, Company G, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 6 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and died two days later in a hospital in Middletown, MD.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Bates2. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1825


09/16/1862; Middletown, 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 4355]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23036]