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Federal (USV)

Private

Albert H. Stacy

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 126th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer, he enlisted 11 August 1862 at Manchester and mustered on 22 August as Private in Company H, 126th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862 and died at Harpers Ferry the same day.

References & notes

Basic service from the Adjutant General1, who says he was killed outright on Maryland Heights. Details from Willson2, who has him as Albert H. Stacey. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/24/1841; Palmyra, NY

Death

09/13/1862 Harpers Ferry, VA; burial in Port Gibson Rural Cemetery, Port Gibson, NY

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. 1000  [AotW citation 22369]

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. 548  [AotW citation 22370]