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Federal (USV)


Friedrich Albrecht

(c. 1821 - 1896)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 52nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 40, he enlisted on 12 October 1861 in New York City and mustered as a Private in Company H, 52nd New York Infantry on 1 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his head in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 22 September and sent on to Washington, DC on 25 September 1862. He reenlisted on 21 December 1863, transferred to Company D on 4 October 1864, and mustered out with his Company at Alexandria, VA on 1 July 1865.

References & notes

Wound and hospital information from Nelson,1 as H. Albrecht, and the Patient List,2 as Frederick Ibrush. His service from the Adjutant General.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Frederick Albrecht.


c. 1821 in GERMANY


12/11/1896; burial in Bath National Cemetery, Bath, NY


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 112  [AotW citation 16098]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #272  [AotW citation 29410]

3   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, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 25, pg. 249  [AotW citation 29411]