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Federal (USV)


Richard Vandervoort

(c. 1831 - ?)

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 30 on 15 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to 3rd New York Infantry on 6 May 1863 and was discharged on 14 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Graham1 and the State of New York2, which also lists him as Richard Vanderwait.


c. 1831


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 14152]

2   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. 609  [AotW citation 14212]