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Federal (USV)


Charles Gross

(c. 1826 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was a 34 year old tailor in Buffalo, NY. He enlisted there on 17 May 1861 to serve two years, and mustered in on 20 May as a Private in Company F, 21st New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was initially listed as missing in action, later as a deserter at Antietam on 17 September 1862, with no later military record.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General,1 with Antietam status also from the Chronicles.2 Personal details from New York Muster Roll Abstracts, via fold3, and the US Census of 1860.


c. 1826 in FRANCE


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. 222  [AotW citation 28212]

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. 294  [AotW citation 28213]