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H.A. Sand

H.A. Sand

Federal (USV)


Henry Augustus Sand

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Company Commander

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He had served in the 7th New York State Militia as Private, Company K, from April - June 1861. Mustered at age 25 as Captain, Company D, 103rd New York Infantry on 12 March 1862. Transferred to Company A on 25 June.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds 30 October 1862.

References & notes

Service information from State of New York1 and Phisterer2. The picture here from a photograph in the collection of the New York Military Museum available online through the New York Heritage portal.




10/30/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY


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 33 (for the year 1902), pg. 828  [AotW citation 7943]

2   Phisterer, Frederick, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 6 volumes, Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1909-12, Vol. 4, pg. 3215  [AotW citation 7944]