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Federal (USV)


Orlando G. Bruce

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23 years, he enlisted 28 September 1861 at Worcester to serve three years, and mustered in as Corporal, Company I, 51st New York Infantry on 9 October.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring Hospital, Sharpsburg, and was discharged for disability on 5 February 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from the Adjutant General.


c. 1838


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 16932]