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Federal (USV)


Jacob Brutsch

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 46th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private, Company B, 46th New York Infantry on 5 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed by an exploding artillery shell in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 Death detail from Mettendorf.2


c. 1825


09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, 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 1900, Ser. No. 24, pg. 456  [AotW citation 22481]

2   Mettendorf, Ernest, Between Triumph and Disaster: The History of the 46th New York Infantry 1861 to 1865, Eden, NY: Ernest Mettendorf, 2012, pg. 33  [AotW citation 22482]