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S.L. Buck

S.L. Buck

Federal (USV)


Samuel L. Buck

(1820 - 1892)

Home State: New Jersey

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd New Jersey Infantry


see his Battle Report

Before Antietam

He had pre-War service in the NJ Militia. He was appointed Major, 2nd New Jersey Infantry on 22 May 1861, was promoted Lieutenant Colonel on 20 January, 1862; and Colonel when Colonel Isaac Tucker was killed, on 1 July 62.

The rest of the War

He mustered out of the Regiment 21 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from the NJ State Library, civil war records database. His gravesite is on Findagrave, also source of the photo here, from one of unknown provenance posted by Gregory Speciale.


06/08/1820; Bethel, VT


02/05/1892; Newark, NJ; burial in Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, NJ