Mathias Shlaerder(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 21 on 10 December 1861 at Amherst, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Company E, 78th New York Infantry on 16 December.
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.
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, for the Year 1901 (Serial No. 29), pp. 732 - 789 [AotW citation 15419]
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