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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Adelbert Salmon Van Antwerp

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 years, he enlisted September 3, 1861, at Mount Morris, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Company C, October 7,1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as a Corporal. Further details from family genealogists.

Birth

5/13/1840; Hornell, Steuben County, NY

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 4289]

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. 327  [AotW citation 12420]