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S. Kress

S. Kress

Federal (USV)


Severin Kress

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company A, 9th New York Infantry at age 20 on 4 May 1861. He was wounded in the side at River Bridge (South Mills/Camden), NC on 19 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company on 20 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Graham1. Probably birthplace from family genealogists. His picture from a fuzzy photo posted on The Civil War in NE North Carolina by Charles McDonald.


c. 1841 in BAVARIA


1   Graham, Matthew John, The Ninth Regiment, New York Volunteers (Hawkins' Zouaves), New York: E.P. Coby & Company, Printers, 1900, pp. 572 - 579  [AotW citation 14146]