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Sullivan Leonard Bumpus
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1832
Wareham
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1862
Sharpsburg
Washington County
Maryland, USA

This brave soldier died in the first major battle of the Civil War to be fought on the Northern side; The Battle of Antietam. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with about 23,000 casualties.
Son of Samuel Bourne Bumpus and Caroline Ellis Swift.
Brother of Benjamin Franklin Bumpus b. Mar 29, 1834 and died by drowning in Rochester, Mass. on Feb 13, 1847. 
 
Inscription:
SULLIVAN L. of Co. A. 4th Reg. R.I. Vol. & Son of Samuel & Caroline Bumpus, was killed at the battle of Antietam. Sept. 17. 1862. Aged 29 yrs & 7 m's.

 
Burial:
Woodside Cemetery
Rochester
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Cynthia Brown
Record added: Aug 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75791593
Sullivan Leonard Bumpus
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Sullivan Leonard Bumpus
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Sullivan Leonard Bumpus
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