Joseph W. Swagart(c. 1838 - 1863)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 23 years. Enlisted October 2, 1861 at Windsor to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was paroled, no date and died of typhoid fever August 20, 1863, at Antietam, MD.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1, which also lists him as Snaryet, Suaryet, Swargt and Swigert.
Death Date: 8/20/1863 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
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. 242 - 324 [AotW citation 12487]
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