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Federal (USV)


James M. Starr

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted on 9 August 1861 in New York City for three years, and mustered as Corporal in Company B, 61st NY Infantry on 18 September. He was reduced to Private on 1 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was transferred to Company G, Second Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps on 7 April 1863.

References & notes

Service information from State of New York,1 which also has him as James M. Sturr. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps.


c. 1837


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 7700]