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Federal (USV)


Michael Coleman

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private in Company G, 103rd New York Infantry on 22 November 1861. He transferred to Company D 21 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD until 2 December 1862 when he was sent to Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, VA. He was discharged for disability at Newport News, VA on 12 March 1863.

References & notes

His service from the NY Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.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 1902, Ser. No. 33, pg. 722  [AotW citation 19814]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #78  [AotW citation 19815]