Monroe Brundage(1836 - 1875)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 34th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A farmer from Bath, he enrolled at age 24 years on 22 May 1861 at Bath, NY. He mustered in as Second Lieutenant, Company I of the 34th New York Infantry on 15 June 1861. He was promoted to First Lieutenant, Company D on 30 May 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded severely in the right arm, near the shoulder, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He lost his arm to amputation and returned to New York to recuperate. He returned to his regiment in January and was appointed Captain, Company I to date from 1 January 1863. He was advised to resign and was discharged for wounds on 17 March 1863.
After the War:
He ran his farm and was elected to a term in the New York State Assembly (1868-69). He died of typhoid.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Further detail and his picture from Chapin2.
|Birth Date: 10/27/1836 Place of Birth: Bath, NY |
Death Date: 05/26/1875 Death Place: NY Burial Place: Grove Cemetery, Bath, 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 22 (for the year 1900), pg. 165 [AotW citation 8368]
2 Chapin, Louis N., A Brief History of the Thirty-fourth Regiment N.Y.S.V. (1903), Little Falls (NY): Captain Henry Galpin CWRT, 1998, pp. 17, 105 [AotW citation 8369]
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