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Federal (USV)


Edward H. Kervan

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He won an award for his table potatoes as an "amateur" gardener on Broadway in New York City in 1857. On 23 April 1861, then age 20 years, he enlisted there, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 9th New York Infantry on May 4, 1861, to serve two years. He transferred to Company I on May 5, 1861, and was promoted Sergeant, same date.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his company on May 20, 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1.


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. 699  [AotW citation 12714]