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Federal (USV)


Charles W. Child

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Commanding Company

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 years. Enrolled April 23, 1861 at New York city; mustered in as First Lieutenant, Company A on May 4, 1861, to serve two years. Promoted Captain, Company G, with rank from March 15, 1862

On the Campaign

In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "Captain Childs, Company G, wounded by a shell early in the morning [of 17 September], was prevented from taking further part in the action of the day."

The rest of the War

He mustered out with the regiment May 20, 1863 in New York City.

References & notes

Service data from State of New York1.


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. 639  [AotW citation 12616]