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Federal (USV)


James Fitzgerald

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25 years. Enlisted April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Corporal, Co. D, May 4. He was promoted Sergeant on October 7,1861 and wounded in action April 19, 1862 at Camden, NC.

On the Campaign

In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Sergeants Fitsgerald and Searing, Company D ..."

The rest of the War

He was promoted First Sergeant on February 6, 1863 and mustered out with his company May 20, 1863.

References & notes

Service data from State of New York1.


c. 1836


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. 667  [AotW citation 12635]