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Federal (USV)


Hugo Schmidt

(c. 1827 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 34 years. Enlisted July 31, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company B on August 15 to serve two years. He was promoted Corporal on January 1, 1862 and Sergeant, May 1.

In the Antietam Campaign:
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Sergeants Dews, Whitney (wounded), and Schmidt; Corporals Farrell (wounded) Cornell and Roberts, Company B..."

The remainder of the War:
He was appointed First Sergeant on November 24, 1862. He transferred to Company A, Third Infantry, May 6, 1863 and was discharged, July 31, 1863.

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. 748; Issue 17 (for the year 1898), pg. 568  [AotW citation 12627]

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