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Federal (USV)


Alexander Frazer

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 57th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26, he enlisted in Constableville, NY on 25 October and was mustered as Corporal, Company C, 57th New York Infantry on 26 October 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

We was Color Sergeant was wounded while carrying a flag in the assault on the Sunken Road at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was listed as a deserter 1 January 1863 from the Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York.1 His role and wounding at Antietam from Capt. Gilbert Frederick's The Story of a Regiment (1895).


c. 1835


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 1900, Ser. No. 26, pg. 44  [AotW citation 21136]