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Federal (USV)


Charles Paxmann

(c. 1830 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Sergeant in Company G, 103rd New York Infantry on 18 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated in US Army hospitals in Frederick, MD, until 19 March 1863 when he returned to duty. He was reduced in rank to Private and discharged for disability, date not given.

References & notes

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


c. 1830


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. 815  [AotW citation 19824]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #266  [AotW citation 19825]