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Federal (USV)


Charles H. Conant

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted on 24 April 1861 at Gouverneur for two years and mustered as Private, Company D, 16th New York Infantry on 15 May. He was promoted to Corporal on 16 October.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD; burial in Hailesboro Cemetery, Hailesboro, NY


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. 19, pg. 562  [AotW citation 22564]