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Federal (USV)


Murry Mingo

(c. 1826 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 35, he enlisted on 8 May 1861 in New York City and mustered as Private, Company E, 4th New York Infantry on 30 June.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Washington, DC on 7 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General,1 who also has him as Mingo Murry. Wound detail from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave; his headstone has him as Mungo Murry (his name as from the Army Corps Hospital Register #55).


c. 1826


10/07/1862; 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. 724  [AotW citation 20392]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 324  [AotW citation 20393]