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Federal (USV)

Private

Andrew E. Craver

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 126th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 19 year old laborer, he enlisted 19 July 1862 at Seneca and mustered on 22 August as Private in Company F, 126th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862 - the first man in his regiment to be killed in action.

References & notes

Basic service from the Adjutant General.1 Details from Willson.2

Birth

c. 1843; Onondaga County, NY

Death

09/13/1862 Maryland Heights, 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 1903, Ser. No. 36, pg. 894  [AotW citation 22360]

2   Willson, Arabella M., and the Historical Committee of the Regiment, Disaster, Struggle, Triumph. The Adventures of 1000 "Boys in Blue," from August, 1862, to June, 1865, Albany: The Argus Company, printers, 1870, pg. 504  [AotW citation 22361]