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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles King Burdick

(1826 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 35, he enlisted on 1 May 1861 in Buffalo and mustered as Private, Company A, 21st New York Infantry on 20 May.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2 Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has his age at death as 36 years, 6 months, ? days.

Birth

03/07/1826; Newport, RI

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Island Cemetery, Newport, RI

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. 148  [AotW citation 16985]

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 1899, Ser. No. 20, pg. 192  [AotW citation 22644]