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Federal (USV)


Richard Bloxham

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 years. Enlisted August 21, 1861 at New York City and mustered in as Private, Company E, to serve two years. He was promoted Corporal June 12, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died September 28, 1862 of wounds received in action at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1.

More on the Web

There's a cased, tinted image of him online from the Military and Historical Image Bank.


c. 1840


9/28/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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), pp. 616 - 629  [AotW citation 12652]