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Federal (USV)


Olin L. Bennett

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Giving his age as 22, he enlisted on 9 May 1861 in Hornellsville to serve two years and mustered as Private, Company G, 23rd New York Infantry on 16 May.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

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




09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Hope Cemetery, Hornell, 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. 20, pg. 439  [AotW citation 22634]