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Federal (USV)

Private

Richard Lavis

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Rochester 21 August 1861 as Private, Company E, 27th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He died at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 3 November 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic information from the State of New York1. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862.

Birth

Date not known

Death

11/03/1862 Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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 1899, Ser. No. 21, pg. 221  [AotW citation 17648]