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Federal (USV)


Samuel Riley Twitchell

(1838 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23 years. Enlisted November 20, 1861 at Windsor to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co.G, November 29, 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds March 6, 1863 at General Hospital, Chester, PA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which also lists him as Twichell and Samuel H. Twithle. Further details from family genealogists.


2/23/1838; West Windsor, NY


3/06/1863; Chester, PA; burial in West Windsor Cemetery, West 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. 324 -   [AotW citation 12490]