(1830 - 1917)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted giving his age as 26 in Company D, 83rd New York Infantry in New York City on 27 May 1861, for three years.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for wounds on 30 December 1862 at Philadelphia, PA.
After the War
His veteran's pension was increased to $30 a month by act of Congress on 1 March 1901, and to $50 in 1916.
References & notes
Basic information from State of New York1. His picture from a photograph kindly provided by Dave Hann from his collection. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the AG's report, and extracting and transcribing the basic roster data for AotW. Life dates from family genealogists including those tracing Ancestors of Mayflower Descendant, Robert E. Fitzgerald.
03/30/1830; Brookfield, CT
10/06/1917; Galesburg, IL; burial in Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg, IL