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Federal (USV)


Stephen Mitz

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private in Company D, 103rd New York Infantry on 6 February 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated in US Army hospitals in Frederick, MD, until March 1863 when he returned to duty. He mustered out with his Company 17 March 1865 in New York City.

References & notes

His service from the NY Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 which has him as Stephen Mills and Stephen Meltz.


c. 1841


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. 803  [AotW citation 19820]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #987, 132  [AotW citation 19821]