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Federal (USV)


Franklin Plunkett

(1835 - 1909)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26 years. Enlisted October 9, 1861, at Windsor, to serve three years; mastered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861; promoted Corporal, August 8, 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted Sergeant, June 1, 1863 and discharged October 15, 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Life details from his gravesite on Findagrave and family genealogists.


1835; Patterson, NJ


1909; Broome County, NY; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Windsor, 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 12476]