156th Anniversary

Today marks the 156th anniversary of the battle of Antietam. On that day five men of Company D of the 8th Ohio were killed, or later died from their wounds. In addition, eight men were wounded, four of them serious enough to receive a disability discharge.

Killed:
Lieutenant Charles A. Barnes
Sergeant John Briggs
Corporal William Farmer
Corporal William Mountain
Private Alexander Melville

Disabled:
Private George Apgar
Private Robert Foster
Private William Reynolds
Private George A. Scott

Wounded:
Private David Hindman
Private Joseph Jump
Private David O. Ward
Private Samuel F. Ward

These men deserve to be remembered for the sacrifice they made that day, 156 years ago.

 

 

 

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