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Federal (USV)


Samuel B. Madara

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted on 16 August 1861 in New York City for three years and mustered as Private, Company E, 51st New York Infantry on 31 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 Details from family genealogists. His memorial is on Findagrave.

He married Margaret Ann Phillips (later Northrup, b. c. 1840) about 1856 in New York and they had 2 children: Emma (b. 1857) and Samuel, Jr. (b. 1862).


09/28/1838; New York City, NY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA


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. 25, pg. 135  [AotW citation 22468]