site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


Henry E. Bissell

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted on 18 August 1862 at Plattsburg for three years and mustered as Private, not assigned to a Company, 16th New York Infantry the same day, with no further military record.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1, as Henry E. Bipell. His death at Crampton's Gap from the casualty list in Curtis.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1837; Chesterfield, NY


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, 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. 19, pg. 546  [AotW citation 22576]

2   Curtis, Newton Martin, LL.D., From Bull Run to Chancellorsville: The Story of the Sixteenth New York Infantry together with Personal Reminiscences, New York: GP Putnam's Sons, 1906, pg. 366  [AotW citation 22577]