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Federal (USV)


Samuel Riley Twitchell

(1838 - 1863)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 23 years. Enlisted November 20, 1861 at Windsor to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co.G, November 29, 1861.

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

The remainder of the War:
He died of his wounds March 6, 1863 at General Hospital, Chester, PA.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1, which also lists him as Twichell and Samuel H. Twithle. Further details from family genealogists.

Birth Date: 2/23/1838    Place of Birth: West Windsor, NY    
Death Date: 3/06/1863    Death Place: Chester, PA    Burial Place: West Windsor Cemetery, West 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. 324 -   [AotW citation 12490]

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