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Federal (USA)


Alexander Carolin


(1834 - 1865)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th United States Infantry

Before Antietam

From New York, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company A, 4th US Infantry in August 1861, and First Lieutenant, Company E, in September. He was at Yorktown, Gaines Mill, Malvern Hill, Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg.

The rest of the War

He was wounded at Petersburg, VA in 1864 and promoted to Captain in June 1864. Brevetted Major in March 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Powell1. His age, 31, and burial place from his death notice in the New York Times of 26 September 1865. His nickname from the Journal (1911) of the Military Service Institution of the United States.


1834 in NY


09/23/1865; New York City, NY; burial in Calvary Cemetery


1   Powell, William Henry, A History of the Organization and Movements of the Fourth Regiment of Infantry, United States Army, Washington, DC: McGill and Witherow, Printers and Stereotypers, 1871, pp. 88 - 202  [AotW citation 13657]