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Federal (USV)


Michael White

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 30, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company I, 69th New York Infantry on 26 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD from September 22 - 26, then transferred out, possibly to a hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He transferred to Company A on 12 June 1863 and to Company F in January or February 1863. He was absent sick at the muster-out of his Company in June 1865.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Antietam wound and hospital details from Nelson2 and the Frederick Patient List.3


c. 1832


1   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 354  [AotW citation 18218]

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. 436  [AotW citation 18219]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #298  [AotW citation 18220]