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Federal (USV)


Jasper N. Chestnut

(? - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Clayton, IA, he enlisted in Company C, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861. Promoted to Corporal and Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died 22 January 1864 in Frederick, MD of disease.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


01/22/1864; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 504 - 507  [AotW citation 10319]