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Federal (USV)

Private

James Fitzgerald

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 69th New York Infantry on 6 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right knee in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, then discharged for wounds on 13 December 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2

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. 113  [AotW citation 18104]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 209  [AotW citation 18105]