Charles BennettHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company F.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. Age 22 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company F, on March 21, 1862. Promoted to corporal, no date. Wounded in action, severely, arm, on September 17, 1862. Transferred to Company B on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 22, 1863. Promoted to sergeant, no date. Mustered in as second lieutenant on January 24, 1865. Mustered in as captain on May 19, 1865. Mustered out with company on June 30, 1865, at Alexandria, Va.
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 2371]
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