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C.A. Fuller

C.A. Fuller

Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Charles Augustus Fuller

(1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

From Sherburne, New York, he went to Cleveland, OH in March of 1861 to study the law. He returned to New York and enlisted at age 20 as Sergeant, Company C of the 61st NY Infantry on 9 September 1861.

The rest of the War

Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 24 January 1863. Wounded severely in the left leg and left shoulder in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. His leg was amputated, and he was discharged 15 December 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Published his memoir2 of his time with the Regiment in 1906. The picture here from a photograph in the collection of the New York Military Museum available online through the New York Heritage portal.

Birth

1841

Notes

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 25 (for 1900)  [AotW citation 7657]

2   Fuller, Charles Augustus, Personal Recollections of the War of 1861... in the Sixty-first Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry, Sherburne (NY): News Job Printing House, 1906  [AotW citation 7668]