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Federal (USV)


James D. Keating

(c. 1839 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 22 years. Enlisted April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Corporal, Company E, May 4, 1861, to serve two years. He was promoted Sergeant on September 6, 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Sergeants Smith, Hankinson, Jackson and Keating (the latter both wounded), Company E ..."

The remainder of the War:
He was discharged April 23, 1863 at Philadelphia, PA.

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. 697  [AotW citation 12639]

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