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Federal (USV)


Samuel Brown

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old blacksmith, he enlisted on 12 February 1862 at Buffalo, to serve two years and mustered in the same day as Private, Company A, 21st New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 19 September 1862 from camp near Sharpsburg, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson,1 with service details from the Adjutant General2 and his New York Muster Roll Extract, online from fold3.


c. 1841 in CANADA


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. 145  [AotW citation 16925]

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. 190  [AotW citation 28215]