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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles Burger

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted as a Private in Company F, 27th New York Infantry at Elmira on 21 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Bakersville, MD on 20 October 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him in the 24th New York. His service from the Adjutant General.2

Birth

c. 1841

Death

10/20/1862 Bakersville, 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 3271]

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, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 21  [AotW citation 24714]