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Federal (USV)


James Bennett

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company K, 69th New York Infantry on 19 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the bowels in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and died the same day.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service details from the Roster.2


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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. 130  [AotW citation 16383]

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 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 14  [AotW citation 17983]