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Federal (USV)


Victor Klingsoehr

Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enrolled April 23, 1861, at New York City; mustered in as Second Lieutenant, Company A on May 4,1861. He was promoted First Lieutenant, Company E on December 24, 1861. He was wounded in action South Mills (Camden), NC on 19 April 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "Lieutenants Bartholomew, Burdett, McKechnie, Klingsoehr and Powell, all performed their duty in the most gallant manner, and to my entire satisfaction."

The remainder of the War:
He was appointed Captain, Company C, October 4, 1862, with rank from August 2, vice O. W. Parisen, who was appointed Quartermaster. He mustered out with the company May 20, 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from State of New York1. Possibly born in 1828 in Germany and naturalized US citizen in 1864 in New York City.


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. 701  [AotW citation 12620]

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