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Federal (USV)

Private

Nicholas Becker

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted on 22 April 1861 in New York City and mustered as Private, Company D, 4th New York Infantry on 2 May.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the knee in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 30 September 1862, place not given.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from the Adjutant General.2

Birth

c. 1839

Death

09/30/1862

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 128  [AotW citation 16352]

2   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 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg. 642  [AotW citation 20371]