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Federal (USV)


Henry Broner

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old mechanic, he enlisted in Buffalo, NY on 9 May 1861 to serve two years, and mustered in on 20 May as a Private in Company D, 21st New York Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded, severely in the left knee, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to US Army General Hospital #3 in Frederick, MD on 1 October 1862, transferred to Camp A in Frederick on 9 January 1863, and sent back to his unit on 9 January. He mustered out with his Company 18 May 1863 in Buffalo, NY.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. His service from the Adjutant General,2 also as Henry Bronner and Browner, and his New York Muster Roll Extract, online from fold3. Hospital details from the Patient List,3 as Henry Browner or Bruner.


c. 1839; Erie County, 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. 143  [AotW citation 16643]

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. 189  [AotW citation 28177]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #59 and 873  [AotW citation 28250]