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Federal (USV)


Andrew Stanford

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28, he enlisted in Buffalo to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company K, 69th New York Infantry on 20 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD and was discharged for disability there on 16 January 1863.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which also has his last name as as Stenford and Steinford. Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2


c. 1833


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. 329  [AotW citation 18206]

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. 399  [AotW citation 18207]