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Federal (USV)


Franz Grosser

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28 years. Enlisted April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company C, May 4, 1861, to serve two years.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried on the battlefield, but was reinterred in the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1; also borne as Gosser. Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.2


c. 1833


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, 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. 674 - 679  [AotW citation 12685]

2   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869, pg. 99  [AotW citation 12692]