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Federal (USV)


Richard Downs

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22 years. Enlisted September 12, 1861, at Binghamton, to serve three years; mustered in as Corporal, Co. B, September 21, 1861.

The rest of the War

He was discharged October 2, 1862, at Pleasant Valley, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1.


c. 1839


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, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 194 - 215  [AotW citation 12442]