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Federal (USV)


Samuel Ludlum

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 76th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, her enlisted 11 October 1861 in Cherry Valley and mustered as Sergeant, Company H, 76th New York Infantry on 14 October.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot in action at Antietam on 16 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September 1862 and transferred to Washington, DC on 22 September. He was discharged for disability from wounds on 20 November 1862 in Washington, DC.

References & notes

Service information from the Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 as S. Ludman.


c. 1837


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 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 308  [AotW citation 25857]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #4.200  [AotW citation 25858]