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Federal (USV)

Private

Daniel D. Comiford

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Corporal, Company B, 69th New York Infantry on 3 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Frederick, MD on 20 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD (probably at Mt. Olivet Cemetery) to the National Cemetery, probably in 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Daniel Commerford. Service details from the Roster.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1835

Death

09/20/1862 Frederick, 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 3358]

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 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 60  [AotW citation 17946]