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J.E. Ruland

J.E. Ruland

Federal (USV)


Joel Edwin Ruland

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 57th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from South Haven on Long Island, he enlisted at Yaphank and mustered as Private, Company I, 57th New York Infantry on 14 August 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York,1. which also has him as Joel E. Rulan. His residence from his death notice in the Brooklyn Evening Star of 25 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of his picture, from an 1861 photograph contributed by Elbert N. Carter.


12/26/1840; Moriches, NY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Center Moriches, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 26, pg. 112  [AotW citation 7807]