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Federal (USV)


Owen Coleman

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted in Buffalo to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company K, 69th New York Infantry on 17 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the right thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD. He transferred to Company A, date not given, and was discharged for disability on 18 January 1864 at Camp Convalescent (VA?).

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital detail from Nelson.2


c. 1837


1   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 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 57  [AotW citation 18070]

2   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. 167  [AotW citation 18071]