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Federal (USV)


Abraham Morningstern

(1824 - 1886)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

A tailor in Newark since at least 1851, he enlisted at age 38 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 14 August 1862 and mustered as Private.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was sent to Armory Square Hospital, Washington, DC, sick, on 18 January 1863. He was then treated at Ward Hospital, Newark, NJ, where he was discharged 1 August 1863.

After the War

In 1865 he was listed as a cutter in Newark, NJ. By 1881 he was a deacon in the First Baptist Church, East Orange, NJ, of which he had been a member since at least 1851. In 1884 he was living in East Orange, NJ.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1. His occupation from Newark City Directories of 1851, 1856, 1862, 1865 and 1869. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/04/1824; Ulster County, NY


03/07/1886; East Orange, NJ; burial in Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, NJ


1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pg. 73  [AotW citation 17255]