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Federal (USV)


Carl Voigt

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 46th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private, Company A, 46th New York Infantry on 29 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Middletown, MD on 16 September 1862.

References & notes

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


c. 1836


09/16/1862; Middletown, 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. 697  [AotW citation 22483]

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 22484]