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Federal (USV)


Henry Dugery

(c. 1841 - 1919)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted on 31 August 1861 in Brooklyn, NY and mustered as a Private in Company G, 51st New York Infantry on 12 September.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his lower jaw in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to US Army General Hospital #5 in Frederick, MD on 28 September and was transferred out 2 days later. He was discharged for disability from wounds on 5 December 1862 at Baltimore.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1880 he was a cartman/car man/driver in Brooklyn, NY, and he began receiving a veteran's pension for disability in November 1874.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1 and his Muster Roll Abstract, online from fold3. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 Personal details from the US Census of 1870-1880, and his pension card; he's also seen as Doogery, Dugary, and Du Gray. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1841


04/11/1919; Brooklyn, NY; burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY


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. 66  [AotW citation 30358]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #614  [AotW citation 30359]