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Federal (USV)


David W. Farrand

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old farmer, he enlisted 30 April 1861 at Bath to serve 2 years as Private, Company A, 23rd New York Infantry, but was discharged for disability on 8 August in Arlington, VA. He enlisted again on 1 October 1861 in Elmira to serve 19 months and mustered back into the Company the same day.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1, who has him as David Farren and David Farron. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1838; Jasper, NY


09/17/1862; 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. 20, pg. 466  [AotW citation 22635]