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Federal (USV)


John W. Pixley

(1837 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24 years. Enlisted October 14, 1861 at Belvidere, to serve three years; mustered in as musician, Co. A, October 21, 1861; promoted Corporal, no date.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Further details from hois gravesite on Findagrave. His wife was Ethel "Ethie" Abbott.




09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Abbott Cemetery, Belvidere, 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, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 264 - 293  [AotW citation 12475]