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Federal (USV)

Private

John Blumenshien

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company C, 4th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated, but he died on 21 (or 23 or 26) September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 135  [AotW citation 16465]