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Federal (USV)

Private

Giles Nelson Cunningham

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted on 17 April 1861 at Potsdam for two years and mustered as Private, Company F, 16th New York Infantry on 15 May.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 His 16921341 is on Findagrave.

Birth

04/26/1839 in VT

Death

09/14/1862 Crampton's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD