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Federal (USV)


Charles W. Pitts

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 years. Enlisted, September 26, 1861, at Binghamton, to serve three years; mustered in as Sergeant, Co. H, October 14, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability, January 11, 1863, at Fredericksburg, VA, but again enlisted and mustered in as Private, unassigned, November 30, 1863; no further record.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Mentioned as slightly wounded at Antietam in a 22 September 1862 letter by Barton Harper, also of Company H.


c. 1840


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 264 - 293  [AotW citation 12474]