|Death: ||Sep. 17, 1862|
David P. Abbott
Residence was not listed; 23 years old.
Enlisted on 5/18/1861 as a Private.
On 5/18/1861 he mustered into "F" Co. MN 1st Infantry
He was Killed on 9/17/1862 at Antietam, MD
Federal Pension Information:
His Father (John W Abbott) applied for a pension on 12/22/1879, application # 256,563
His Mother (Mary Abbott) applied for a pension on 4/27/1880
application # 263,487
At the age of 23, David volunteered and was mustered into service at Ft Snelling on May 18th. He was present for all the battles up to the battle of Antietam in September of 1862. During the battle of Antietam he was near Daniel Bond and Bond reported that a cannonball took off Abbott's leg when they were near a stone fence. The wound was severe and David died soon thereafter.
Ed Needham or James Wright reported that David's father came to the battlefield to search for his son's body.
Antietam National Cemetery
Plot: Gravesite: #3,025
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Record added: Jun 05, 2006
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