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Federal (USV)


Henry Carr

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 57th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted at Utica, NY, mustered as Private, Company B, 57th New York Infantry on 7 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded, by gunshot in action (probably on South Mountain) on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 14 to 22 September 1862, then transferred to Washington, DC. He was discharged for disability at Baltimore, MD on 15 January 1863. He enlisted again, in Company D, 2nd New York Heavy Artillery on 5 January 1864 at German Flats, NY, and was appointed Corporal on 27 July. He was captured while on picket duty near Petersburg, VA on 26 August 1864 and paroled, date not given. He mustered out with his Company at Annapolis, MD on 7 June 1865.

References & notes

Service information from State of New York.1. Wound and hospital detail from the Patient List.2


c. 1843


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. 19; For 1896, Vol. 2, pg  [AotW citation 21230]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #3.510  [AotW citation 21231]