site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


James C. Blunt

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 97th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 30 years, he enlisted on 7 December 1861 at Camden to serve three years and mustered in as Private, Company K, 97th New York Infantry on 14 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital at Sharpsburg, MD and discharged for disability on 2 December 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service details from the Roster.


c. 1831


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. 135  [AotW citation 16467]