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Federal (USV)


Henry Fick

(c. 1829 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 32 year old farmer, he enlisted on 9 May 1861 in Buffalo, NY to serve two years, and mustered in on 20 May as a Private in Company G, 21st New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company on 18 May 1863 but enlisted again, on 10 August 1863 as a Private in the 33rd Independent Battery, New York Light Artillery. He mustered out with them on 25 June 1865 at Petersburg, VA.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1 and his New York Muster Roll Extracts, online from fold3, with Antietam wound detail from the Chronicles.2


c. 1829; Mecklenburg, GERMANY


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. 213; 1898, Ser. 15, p. 1368  [AotW citation 28226]

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 28227]