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Federal (USV)


Franklin Plunkett

(1835 - 1909)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 26 years. Enlisted October 9, 1861, at Windsor, to serve three years; mastered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861; promoted Corporal, August 8, 1862.

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

The remainder of the War:
He was promoted Sergeant, June 1, 1863 and discharged October 15, 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Life details from his gravesite on Findagrave and family genealogists.

Place of Birth: Patterson, NJ    
Death Place: Broome County, NY    Burial Place: Riverside Cemetery, Windsor, NY


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 12476]

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