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Federal (USV)


Horace Acker

(1847 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 15, giving his age as 18, he enlisted on 11 August 1862 in Cato, and mustered as a Private in Company H, 111th New York Infantry on 20 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on Bolivar Heights at Harpers Ferry on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic service from the Adjutant General.1 His memorial is on Findagrave. I have found no evidence that he was buried at Antietam National Cemetery.


04/19/1847; Schodack Center, NY


09/14/1862; Harpers Ferry, VA


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 1903, Ser. No. 34, pg. 671  [AotW citation 22402]