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Federal (USV)


Henry Armstrong

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, from Livingston County, he enlisted on 8 August 1861 and mustered as Private, Company F, 7th Michigan Infantry on 22 August. He was promoted to Corporal on 12 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital at Sharpsburg, MD and was discharged for disability at Philadelphia, PA on 6 February 1863.

References & notes

Wound and hospital details from Nelson1. His service from the Record of Service.2


c. 1839


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. 116  [AotW citation 16168]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pg. 6  [AotW citation 21109]