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Federal (USV)


Samuel Graves

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 at enlistment. Mustered in as corporal, Company C, on August 21, 1861. Promoted to sergeant, no date.

On the Campaign

Wounded in action, severely, leg and hand, on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on November 29, 1862, at Harrisburg, Pa., as Greeves.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as Grives, and his name appears as Grieves in the casualty list.


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2315]