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Federal (USV)


Charles Bronby

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted on 2 September 1861 in New York City and mustered as Private, Company K, 61st New York Infantry on 9 November.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in October 1862, place not given.

References & notes

Service information from the State of New York1, which also has him as Brownly, and in Company G. Casualty details from Nelson2, who has him as Brownlee.


c. 1842




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 26 (for 1900)  [AotW citation 7686]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 145  [AotW citation 22593]