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Federal (USV)


Henry J. Bruns

(c. 1824 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 52nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 37 years, he enlisted 11 October 1861 at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 52nd New York Infantry 1 November.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability 31 March 1863, near Falmouth, VA.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson,1 with service details from the Adjutant General.2


c. 1824


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 16937]

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 1900, Ser. No. 25  [AotW citation 30059]