My third great-grandfather
died September 17, 1862
Battle of Antietam
|Photo credit: Miz J (Find-A-Grave)|
John is buried at the Antietam National Cemetery in Sharpsburg, Maryland. He is the only one of my ancestors that I know of who died during his war-time service. He has been greatly honored and remembered among his descendants.
Clicking on his name (above) will take you to an article I wrote for a previous Memorial Day.
John's daughter, my second great-grandmother, Virginia C. (Topping) Morgan was just five months old when her father died. A poem she wrote for him in her later years can be found here.