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Federal (USV)

Private

Franz Beckman

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was age 24 when he enlisted in Bochester, and he mustered in as Private, Company I, 108th New York Infantry on 13 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was probably originally buried on the battlefield and reinterred in the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Franz Beekman. Service data from the State of New York2.

Birth

c. 1837

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3210]

2   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, Issue 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 181  [AotW citation 8959]