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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Charles W. Pitts

(c. 1840 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry

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

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was slightly wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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.






Notes

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]



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