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Federal (USV)


Hermann Schwerin

(c. 1820 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 41 years, he enlisted 21 September 1861 in New York City to serve three years and mustered in as Corporal, Company G, 103rd New York Infantry on 26 September.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Frederick, MD on 6 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Pvt. Herman Schwerin. His service from the NY Adjutant General.2


c. 1820


10/06/1862; 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 4141]

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. 841  [AotW citation 19774]