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Federal (USV)

Private

Christopher L. Knight

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age, 25 years. Enlisted September 26,1861, at Corbettsville, to serve three years; mustered in as Corporal, Co. K , October 21, 1861; returned to ranks, and appointed musician, no dates.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the NY Adjutant General2.

Birth

c. 1836

Death

09/14/1862 South Mountain, 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 3743]

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 (Issue 31), pg. 258  [AotW citation 12415]