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Federal (USV)


Samuel Fites

(1815 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Giving his age as 38, he enlisted on 22 April 1861 in New York City and mustered as Private, Company F, 4th New York Infantry on 2 May.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 13 October 1862 in a US Army General Hospital in Washington, DC.

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1815; Philadelphia, PA


10/13/1862; Washington, DC; burial in US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC


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 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg. 674  [AotW citation 20376]