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Federal (USV)

Private

Garret A. Walling

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was living in Raritan, Monmouth County, NJ at the 1850 US Census. Age 21, he enlisted at New Dorp, and mustered as Private in Company F, 32nd New York Infantry on 31 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 11 November 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, and later reinterred.

References & notes

Basic information from the State of New York,1 which has him as Garrett A. Walling. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 19 November 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave. The spelling of his first name from the Census and his gravestone, as is his birth date, calculated. His name also seen as Garrett A. Kalling.

Birth

07/31/1839 in NJ

Death

11/11/1862 Hagerstown, MD; burial in Dorsett Town Historic Cemetery, Morrell Corners, NJ

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. 1015  [AotW citation 17668]