Samuel Cummings(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 18 on 27 December 1861 at Lenox, NY to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Company D, 78th New York Infantry on 2 January 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. killed in action, September 17, 1862, at Sharpsburg, Md.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 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 29 (for the year 1901), pp. 635 -695 [AotW citation 15405]
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