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Federal (USV)


Ferdinand Lebkuchner

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in New York City at age 21 on 23 April 1861 and mustered as a Private in Company D, 7th New York Infantry the same day.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to his right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 4 October, but died there of wounds on 5 December 1862.

References & notes

Death and burial information information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Lebhuchner. Service data from New York State2, which says he died in a hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,3 as Ferdinand Lebuskner.


c. 1840


12/05/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3779]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #422  [AotW citation 22421]