Nelson Steindecker(1841 - 1866)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 20th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted 3 May 1861 as Private, Company B, 20th New York Infantry at age 20.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was promoted Corporal on 1 March 1863 and mustered out of the service on 1 June 1863.
After the War:
He was last living in New York City.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Further details from Jeffrey I. Richman's research on soldiers buried in Greenwood.
|Birth State: NY |
Death Place: New York City, NY Burial Place: Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY
1 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, Issue 20, pp. 1 - 174 [AotW citation 5346]
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