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Federal (USV)


Henry Buckham

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B, 4th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.

BANCHAM, WILLIAM: Age 24 years, enlisted 20 April 1861 at New York City and mustered in as Private, Company H, 11th New York Infantry on 7 May. He deserted 1 August 1861. Also borne as Henry Buckham. No Buckham or Bancham found in the AG's roster for the 11th Infantry or any other NY unit, though possibly the same man.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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. 146  [AotW citation 16951]