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Federal (USV)


Frank Schwegel

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 19 year old butcher, he enlisted on 1 May 1861 in Buffalo and mustered as Private, Company A, 21st New York Infantry on 20 May.

On the Campaign

He was reported as severely wounded and missing, probably killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General,1 his New York Muster Roll Extract, online from fold3, and the Chronicles,2 as Frank Schweigle.


c. 1842 in 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. 282  [AotW citation 22659]

2   Mills, John Harrison, and 21st Regiment Veteran Association of Buffalo, Chronicles of the Twenty-first Regiment New York State Volunteers, Buffalo: 21st Reg't. Veteran Association of Buffalo, 1887, pg. 293  [AotW citation 22660]