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Federal (USV)

Private

August Long

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age, 18 years. Enlisted, 5/3/1861 at Poughkeepsie to serve 2 years; mustered in as private Co. D.

The rest of the War

He died of disease Oct 21, 1862 at Regimental Hospital Hagerstown MD.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with service details from roster data posted online by Gary Kappesser.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

10/21/1862 Hagerstown, 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 3812]