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Federal (USV)


Charles Buhm

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year old blacksmith, he enlisted 1 May 1861 at Buffalo to serve two years and mustered in as Private, Company I, 21st New York Infantry on 20 May.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 13 February 1863 at Harrisburg, PA.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson,1 who has him as Charles Bohm. Service and other details from the Adjutant General2 and his New York Muster Roll Extract, online from fold3.


c. 1841 in PRUSSIA


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. 136  [AotW citation 16475]

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 1899, Ser. No. 20, pg. 192  [AotW citation 28122]