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Federal (USV)


Leonard A. Knapp

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted 14 May 1861 in Canandaigua for two years and mustered as Private, Company E, 28th New York Infantry on 22 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, probably at a field hospital near the battlefield, on 19 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1841


09/19/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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 1899, Ser. No. 21, pg. 349  [AotW citation 22451]