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Federal (USV)

Private

Frank Cullen

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 24th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted at Fulton as a Private in Company H, 24th New York Infantry on 9 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the neck action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Fredrick, MD on 21 September but died there of wounds on 4 October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried in Frederick but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Service information from New York,2 which also has him as Frank Cutler. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

10/05/1862 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 3393]

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. 20, pg. 568  [AotW citation 25134]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #182  [AotW citation 25135]