Today, the remainder of the 1860's. Though only three names are listed, they are among the most notable of the Michiganders who served during the Antietam Campaign. In fact, the veneration that should be afforded each of these men has no bounds. The life of each was cut far too short, in part because of their service to the Union.
Norman J. Hall. Promoted to Captain U.S. Army, Aug. 1, 1863. Retired, Feb. 1865. Brevets for gallantry at Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg. Died: May 26, 1867, age 30. Burial: U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
William B. Roe. Commanded Signal Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, 1863-64. Mar. 25, 1864, Chief Signal Officer, Dept. of Washington. Feb. 17, 1865, commanding Signal Camp, Georgetown, DC. Attended second inaugural ball of President and Mrs. Lincoln. Resigned May 13, 1865, discharged for disability. Died: Apr. 29, at Plymouth, Mich., age 36. Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth.
Cyrus Bacon, Jr. With the Army of the Potomac in the field to Aug. 1863. With troops in Baltimore to Jun. 1864. General hospital, Annapolis Junction, Md., to March 1865. With the Army of the Shenandoah to Oct. 1865. With 6th U.S. Cavalry, then Chief Medical Officer, Post Surgeon, Texas. Post surgeon, Baton Rouge, La., from May 1868. Brevet Captain and Major, U.S. Army, for faithful and meritorious services during the war. Died: Sept. 1, in Springfield, Il., of Bright’s Disease, age 31. Burial: Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles.