Peter Anger(1842 - 1901)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Rochester at age 21 and mustered in as Private, Company F, 108th New York Infantry on 31 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was promoted to Corporal on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to Sergeant on 28 February 1863, and slightly wounded at Gettysburg in July. He mustered out with his Company on 28 May 1865 at Bailey's Crossroads, VA.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Washburn1. Service data from the State of New York2. The photograph from one posted online by the New York State Military Museum, from Ron Erwin.
Death Date: 10/14/1901 Death Place: Rochester, NY Burial Place: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, PA
1 Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pp, 215 - 227 [AotW citation 8877]
2 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 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 175 [AotW citation 9053]
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