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Federal (USV)


Augustus Auburn

(c. 1839 - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28, a seaman, he enlisted in New York City and mustered as a Private in Company K, 51st New York Infantry on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded, probably in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was killed in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1 and the Muster Roll abstract, online from fold3, which do not mention his wound. His wounding from a casualty list in the New York Herald of 23 September 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1839; Philadelphia, PA


05/06/1864; Wilderness, VA; burial in Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA


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 1900, Ser. No. 25, p. 5  [AotW citation 30306]