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Federal (USV)

Private

Edward Carroll

(c. 1832 - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company C, 69th New York Infantry on 4 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left buttock in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Corporal on 16 April 1863, transferred to Company A on 12 June, and was again wounded, in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. He transferred to Company F in January or February 1864, but died of disease soon after in a hospital in Washington, DC.

References & notes

Antietam casualty information from Nelson1. Service details from the Roster.2

Birth

c. 1832

Death

02/1864 Washington, DC

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 156  [AotW citation 17138]

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 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 48  [AotW citation 17952]