Manton C. Angell(c. 1834 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 61st New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Mustered as First Lieutenant, Company H, 61st NY Infantry on 7 November 1861, age 27. Promoted Captain, Company E on 1 May 1862. Wounded in action at White Oak Swamp, VA on 30 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action by a sharpshooter on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
His father David applied for his son's back pay on 28 September 1862, declaring there was no wife or child left behind. His widow Mary C. Angell filed for a pension on 7 April 1882. One of them was not truthful. A funeral service was held in New York on/about 26 January 1863 (per NY Times), but it's not clear where he is buried.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Mention of him on the Maryland Campaign in Fuller2.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
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 7662]
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, pp. 53 - 73 [AotW citation 7675]
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