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Federal (USV)


Franz Grosser

(c. 1833 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 28 years. Enlisted April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company C, May 4, 1861, to serve two years.

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

The remainder of the War:
He was originally buried on the battlefield, but was reinterred in the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1; also borne as Gosser. Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.2

Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, 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. 674 - 679  [AotW citation 12685]

2   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869, pg. 99  [AotW citation 12692]

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