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Federal (USV)


Robert W. Austin

(1837 - 1915)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 105th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted in Company E, 105th New York Infantry on 13 March 1862 at Cowlesville.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company F, 94th New York Infantry on 10 March 1863, and to the 51st Company, 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps on 23 March 1865. He was discharged for disability on 21 June 1865 at Alexandria, VA.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 His service from the State of New York,2 which also has him as Robert H. Austin. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




1915; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Marilla, 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. 118  [AotW citation 16192]

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, For the Year 1902: Serial No 32, pg. 5 and Ser. 33, pg. 1076  [AotW citation 17722]