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Federal (USV)


James B. Horner

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 years. Enlisted April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as First Sergeant, Company D on May 4,1861, to serve two years. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Company B, to date from April 20, 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company D, November 22, 1862. He mustered as First lieutenant to date from January 30, 1863, transferred to Company A, March 17, 1863, and mustered out with his Company on May 20, 1863.

References & notes

Service data from State of New York1. His presence on the Campaign from Graham2.


c. 1840


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, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 688  [AotW citation 12593]

2   Graham, Matthew John, The Ninth Regiment, New York Volunteers (Hawkins' Zouaves), New York: E.P. Coby & Company, Printers, 1900, pg. 262  [AotW citation 12594]