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Federal (USV)


Charles B. Hankinson

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20 years. Enlisted August 9, 1861 at New York City and mustered in as Private, Company E to serve two years. He was promoted Sergeant on August 11, 1862.

On the Campaign

In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Sergeants Smith, Hankinson, Jackson and Keating (the latter both wounded), Company E ..."

The rest of the War

He transferred to Co. K, Third Infantry, May 6, 1863 but discharged on May 14.

References & notes

Service data from State of New York1, which also lists him as Charles H. Henkerson.


c. 1841


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. 440  [AotW citation 12637]