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Pvt James D. Newpher Veteran

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death
6 Oct 1862 (aged 24–25)
Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA Add to Map
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Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

A 24 year old laborer in Smithport, he mustered into service as Private, Company I, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 13 August 1861 in Harrisburg.

He was mortally wounded in the left shoulder in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862

He was probably treated at a field hospital near the battlefield and was admitted to the US Army Coppersmith hospital in Frederick, MD on 1 October, but died there of wounds on 6 October 1862. He was originally buried in Frederick and reinterred in the National Cemetery in about 1867.

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Bucktails 2 and the Card File.3 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List

10/06/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

A 24 year old laborer in Smithport, he mustered into service as Private, Company I, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 13 August 1861 in Harrisburg.

He was mortally wounded in the left shoulder in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862

He was probably treated at a field hospital near the battlefield and was admitted to the US Army Coppersmith hospital in Frederick, MD on 1 October, but died there of wounds on 6 October 1862. He was originally buried in Frederick and reinterred in the National Cemetery in about 1867.

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Bucktails 2 and the Card File.3 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List

10/06/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

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  • Maintained by: Silent One
  • Originally Created by: BIRDMAN
  • Added: Apr 24, 2010
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51570668/james_d-newpher: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt James D. Newpher (1837–6 Oct 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 51570668, citing Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by Silent One (contributor 47845738).