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Federal (USV)


Henry A. Chadeayne

(1835 - 1905)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 83rd New York Infantry (9th Militia)

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted in Company E, 9th New York Militia (83rd Infantry) on 27 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged 12 October 1862 for promotion to 2nd Lieutenant, 6th Artillery. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 10 September (to date from 28 August) in Company F, 135th Infantry, which was designated Company F, 6th New York Heavy Artillery on 6 October. He resigned on 31 May 1863.

After the War

He was a painter living in Battle Creek, MI, by 1891, when he was admitted to the Michigan Soldiers' Home in Grand Rapids on 3 March due to general disability. He was then receiving a Federal pension of $10 a month. He was again a painter in Battle Creek, listed as such in the 1897-98 City Directory.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Details from Biennial Report of the Board of Managers of the Michigan Soldiers' Home (1900) and family genealogists, source also of a good post-War photo of him. His gravesite on findagrave. His name also recorded as Henry Chadeague.


09/10/1835; Tarrytown, NY


10/02/1905; burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, MI


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 30 (for 1901)  [AotW citation 7368]