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Federal (USV)


Charles Valentine Warner

(1836 - 1923)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, as Valentine Warner, he enlisted on 19 August 1861 in New York City and he mustered as a Private in Company C, 51st New York Infantry on 10 September.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged 9 September 1864 at the end of his term of enlistment.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1920, then age 81, he was a farmer at London in Laurel County, KY.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General,1 who does not mention his wound. His wounding is from a casualty list in the New York Herald of 23 September 1862. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1870-1920. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Jane McFarland (1847-1931) in December 1864 in Laurel County, KY and they had 11 children.


08/10/1836 in NY


09/05/1923; London, KY; burial in Ward Warner Cemetery, London, KY


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. 228  [AotW citation 30328]