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Federal (USV)


Andrew Young

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted on 9 May 1861 in Buffalo to serve two years and mustered as Private, Company C, 21st New York Infantry on 20 May. He was listed as a deserter at Upton Hill, VA on 3 January 1862, with no further military record.

On the Campaign

He died at Sharpsburg, MD, cause and date not given.

References & notes

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


c. 1838


Date not known; 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 4390]

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. 20, pg. 308  [AotW citation 22640]