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Federal (USV)


Richard Chaloner

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company H, 51st New York Infantry

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the hip and left thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in a hospital in Frederick, MD. He was discharged for disability caused by wounds on 21 April 1863 a Baltimore, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.


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. 158  [AotW citation 17304]