Samuel GravesHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 21 at enlistment. Mustered in as corporal, Company C, on August 21, 1861. Promoted to sergeant, no date.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Wounded in action, severely, leg and hand, on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Discharged for wounds on November 29, 1862, at Harrisburg, Pa., as Greeves.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as Grives, and his name appears as Grieves in the casualty list.
1 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagherís Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001 [AotW citation 2315]
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