Charles Augustus Fuller(1841 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 61st New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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 remainder 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, Sources, and other 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.
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]
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