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Federal (USV)


Edward Porter

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19 years. Enlisted September 3, 1861, at Windsor, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 14 September 1862 on South Mountain.

The rest of the War

He died October 15, 1862 in hospital.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1.


c. 1842




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. 242 - 324  [AotW citation 12479]