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Federal (USV)


Francis Kauth

(1843 - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19 years. Enlisted on May 4, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company H, same date, to serve two years.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his company May 20, 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. J.H.E. Whitney in The Hawkins Zouaves: Ninth N.Y.V., Their Battles and Marches (1866) says "Frank Kauth of Company H" died on 5 May 1864. He was a fine artist known for lithography, in New York.


1843 in NY




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. 691 - 704  [AotW citation 12713]