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Federal (USV)


Andrew J. Lee

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted on 1 October 1861 at Gouverneur for two years and mustered as Private, Company D, 16th New York Infantry on 8 October. He was promoted to Corporal on 16 October and Sergeant on 26 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in a field hospital in Burkittsville, MD the next day.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. His service from the Adjutant General.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1837


09/15/1862; Burkittsville, 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 3780]

2   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 1899, Ser. No. 19, pg. 612  [AotW citation 22555]