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Federal (USV)


Theodore Joseph Vanneman

(1832 - 1902)

Home State: Maryland

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Maryland Light Artillery, Battery B


see his Battle Report

Before Antietam

He mustered in as First Lieutenant in Battery B of the 1st Maryland Light Artillery on 31 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He led the battery on the Maryland Campaign in the absence of Captain Snow, sick.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 23 December 1862.

After the War

He is listed in the 1887 Port Deposit town directory as Town Agent for Insurance. His old CO, Alonzo Snow, was Postmaster.

References & notes

Service from Wilmer,1 who also has him in Battery A at the same time, in error. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/20/1832; Sharptown, NJ


05/07/1902; Port Deposit, MD; burial in Hopewell Methodist Cemetery, Port Deposit, MD


1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pg. 804  [AotW citation 20772]