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F. E. Pinto
F. E. Pinto

Federal (USA)

Lieutenant Colonel

Francis Effingham Pinto

Home State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 31st New York Infantry

see his Battle Report


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd NY Regiment of Foot when it mustered into Federal service for duty in Mexico in 1846. He was appointed Lt Colonel, 32nd NY in May 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was Lt Colonel of the 32nd NY Infantry, in command of the 31st Regiment.at South Mountain.

The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to Colonel of the 32nd on October 23, 1862, and was mustered out June 9, 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Heitman, Francis Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, Washington, US Government Printing Office, 1903.

More on the Web:
He was the defendant in a commercial case which eventually ended up in the US Supreme Court in 1892, having to do with movement of grain from his stores and elevators in Brooklyn, NY.

Birth State: CT    

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