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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, he enlisted as Private, Company D, 20th New York Infantry on 3 May 1861 in Poughkeepsie.

On the Campaign

He died of disease on 21 October 1862 at the regimental hospital in Hagerstown, MD.

After the War

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

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]

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. 96  [AotW citation 25205]