site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


Charles Bennett

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Age 22 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company F, on March 21, 1862. Promoted to corporal, no date. Wounded in action, severely, arm, on September 17, 1862. Transferred to Company B on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 22, 1863. Promoted to sergeant, no date. Mustered in as second lieutenant on January 24, 1865. Mustered in as captain on May 19, 1865. Mustered out with company on June 30, 1865, at Alexandria, Va.


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 2371]