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Federal (USV)

Private

Joseph W. Swagart

(c. 1838 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23 years. Enlisted October 2, 1861 at Windsor to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was paroled, no date and died of typhoid fever August 20, 1863, at Antietam, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which also lists him as Snaryet, Suaryet, Swargt and Swigert.

Birth

c. 1838

Death

8/20/1863 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 242 - 324  [AotW citation 12487]