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Federal (USV)

Private

Samuel Cummings

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 78th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. killed in action, September 17, 1862, at Sharpsburg, Md.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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]