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C. Caney
C. Caney

Federal (USV)


Charles Caney

(1829 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Richfield Springs, he enlisted at age 30 in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as First Sergeant, Company C, 78th New York Infantry on 15 November 1861.

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

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His photograph kindly provided by Dave Hann from an original in his collection.

Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    Burial Place: Lakeview Cemetery, Richfield Springs, NY


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 29 (for the year 1901), pp. 635 -695  [AotW citation 15403]

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