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Federal (USV)


Charles Francis Wyse

(c. 1823 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 39, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 69th New York Infantry on 7 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot through the left knee in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the US Army General Hospital #1 in Frederick, MD, and his leg was amputated in the lower third of his thigh. He was discharged for wounds on 6 March 1863 in Frederick.

After the War

Presumably a former resident, he was re-admitted to the Eastern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, ME in 1874.

References & notes

Service information from the State of New York.1 Medical details from McLernon,2 citing the Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1870). His name is also seen as Charles F. Wise in Frederick hospital records. His Togus re-admission from an 1875 report to the US Congress.


c. 1823


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. 363  [AotW citation 18226]