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Federal (USV)


Charles W. Child

(c. 1840 - )
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Company
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 21 years. Enrolled April 23, 1861 at New York city; mustered in as First Lieutenant, Company A on May 4, 1861, to serve two years. Promoted Captain, Company G, with rank from March 15, 1862

In the Antietam Campaign:
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "Captain Childs, Company G, wounded by a shell early in the morning [of 17 September], was prevented from taking further part in the action of the day."

The remainder of the War:
He mustered out with the regiment May 20, 1863 in New York City.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from State of New York1.


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, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 639  [AotW citation 12616]

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