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C.N. Crawford

C.N. Crawford

Federal (USV)


Charles N. Crawford

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Soldier

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 104th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

From Nunda, New York, He enlisted in Geneseo and mustered as a Private in Company A of the 104th New York Infantry on 4 November 1861 at age 21.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the "Brown Stone House" (Jeptha Taylor House) hospital in Keedysville. His leg was partially amputated on 17 September, but further amputation was necessary on 20 September. He died of his wounds on 2 October 1862.

References & notes

His service information from the Nunda history1 and the Adjutant General,2 who has his death on 27 October. The photograph here is from the NY Military Museum.3 Wound, hospital, and death details from the MSHWR 4 and Nelson.5 Private Crawford is buried in Section 25, Grave 551 at Antietam National Cemetery.




10/2/1862; in MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Hand, Henry Wells, editor, 1808-1908 Centennial history of the town of Nunda, Rochester (NY): Rochester Herald Press, 1908, pg. 516  [AotW citation 922]

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, For the Year 1902, Ser. No. 33, p. 913  [AotW citation 29958]

3   State of New York, and Division of Military & Naval Affairs, New York State Military Museum, Published c. 2000, first accessed 01 January 2002, <>, Source page: /historic/reghist/civil/infantry/104thInf/104thInfMain.htm  [AotW citation 923]

4   Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870, Volume 2, Part 3, p. 536  [AotW citation 29957]

5   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, p. 51, 175  [AotW citation 29959]