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Federal (USV)

Private

Harry Fish

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 105th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted at Machias on 20 January 1862 and mustered as Private, Company D, 105th New York Infantry on 26 March.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the knee in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 21 September 1862 but died of wounds on 1 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Service data from the Adjutant General,2 who has his death date as 26 October. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1838

Death

10/01/1862 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 3498]

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  [AotW citation 7148]

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 #279  [AotW citation 22135]