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S. Kress
S. Kress

Federal (USV)


Severin Kress

(c. 1841 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company A, 9th New York Infantry at age 20 on 4 May 1861. He was wounded in the side at River Bridge (South Mills/Camden), NC on 19 April 1862.

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

The remainder of the War:
He mustered out with his Company on 20 May 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Graham1. Probably birthplace from family genealogists. His picture from a fuzzy photo posted on The Civil War in NE North Carolina by Charles McDonald.

Birth State: BAVARIA    


1   Graham, Matthew John, The Ninth Regiment, New York Volunteers (Hawkins' Zouaves), New York: E.P. Coby & Company, Printers, 1900, pp. 572 - 579  [AotW citation 14146]

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