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Federal (USV)

Private

Peter Flummersfield

(c. 1822 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 39, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 69th New York Infantry on 7 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, his left leg fractured by gunshot in the thigh, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated on 18 September, and he died later that day.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which says he died in October 1862, and also lists him as Peter Floumersfield. Details from McLernon,2 citing the Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1870), under P. Flomersfield.

Birth

c. 1822

Death

09/18/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 116  [AotW citation 18035]

2   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 69th New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Bloody Lane, Antietam, Maryland, September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2014, pg. 9  [AotW citation 18036]