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Federal (USV)


Charles J. Hobart

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted in Elmira, NY on 5 July 1861 and mustered as Private, Company I, 27th New York Infantry on 15 July. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in his right leg in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated but he died of wounds on 29 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General,1 who has his death on 29 November. Details from the MSHWR.2


c. 1842




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. 21, pg. 205  [AotW citation 25866]

2   Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870, Volume 2, Part 3, pg. 490  [AotW citation 25867]