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Federal (USV)


Charles H. McKinney

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted on 16 May 1861 in Elmira to serve two years and mustered as Private, Company G, 23rd New York Infantry the same day. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died the next day.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1840


09/18/1862; 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. 495  [AotW citation 22637]