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Federal (USV)


Alexander Mossey

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 104th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36, he enlisted on 13 February 1862 in Troy and mustered as Private, Company K, 104th New York Infantry on 8 March.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 22 September 1862, probably at a field hospital near the battlefield.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Alexander Massey. Service information from the State of New York.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1836


09/22/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 3853]

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 1902, Ser. No. 33, pg. 996  [AotW citation 7114]