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D. Patten
D. Patten

Federal (USV)


Danford Patten

(c. 1844 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at Rochester at age 18, and mustered into service as a Private in Company G, 108th New York Infantry on 11 August 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Washburn2 also lists him as Danforth Patten and Dantford Pelton. The photograph here kindly provided by GGGrandneice Sally Brooks Grutsch from a delicate family heirloom.

Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    


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 34 (for the year 1903)  [AotW citation 9123]

2   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. 15, 30  [AotW citation 12010]

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