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N. Hale

N. Hale

Federal (USV)


Nathan Hale

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wethersfield, he enlisted in Company A, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds in Baltimore on 12 October 1862.

References & notes

His service information from Ingersoll1 and Connecticut.2 His photograph - from the Connecticut State Library - and other details from John Banks' research posted on his blog. Further information from family genealogists.


02/07/1841; Wethersfield, CT


10/12/1862; Baltimore, MD; burial in Wethersfield Village Cemetery, Wethersfield, CT


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 643 - 663  [AotW citation 5411]