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A.M. Vicory

A.M. Vicory

Federal (USV)


Anson M. Vicory

(1837 - 1907)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, from Coldwater, MI, he enlisted on 11 August 1862 in Coldwater, and mustered as Corporal, Company C, 17th Michigan Infantry on 18 August.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the leg in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at US Army General Hospitals #1 and #4 in Frederick, MD, and transferred to Philadelphia, PA on 25 September 1862. He was discharged for wounds in Philadelphia on 23 February 1863.

After the War

He married in 1866 and was a farmer in Michigan until moving to Texas in about 1877. He was later in Joplin, MO and was a resident of the Leavenworth (KS) Soldiers Home at the time of his death in 1907 at age 70.

References & notes

His service from Record of Service.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of his picture, from a photograph of unknown provenance provided by Kenny Melton.


07/29/1837; Genesee County, NY


10/29/1907; Leavenworth, KS; burial in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 107  [AotW citation 20196]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #3.625, 87  [AotW citation 20197]