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Federal (USV)


Richard Bloxham

(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 21 years. Enlisted August 21, 1861 at New York City and mustered in as Private, Company E, to serve two years. He was promoted Corporal June 12, 1862.

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

The remainder of the War:
He died September 28, 1862 of wounds received in action at Antietam.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1.

More on the Web:
There's a cased, tinted image of him online from the Military and Historical Image Bank.

Death Date: 9/28/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    


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), pp. 616 - 629  [AotW citation 12652]

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