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Federal (USV)


Joseph Bastick

(c. 1833 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company C, 69th New York Infantry on 1 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant on 17 December 1862. He transferred to Company B on 12 June 1863, and died of disease at the New England Rooms, New York City on 5 November 1863.

References & notes

Service from the New York Adjutant General,1 which also lists him as Joseph Bostick. His Antietam wound from McLernon,2 citing an official published casualty list.


c. 1833


11/05/1863; New York City, NY


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. 12  [AotW citation 18274]

2   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 69th New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Bloody Lane, Antietam, Maryland, September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2014, pg. 35  [AotW citation 18275]