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Federal (USV)


Harvey Young

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 77th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted on 17 September 1861 at Ballston Spa for three years and mustered as Private, Company B, 77th New York Infantry on 1 October.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Frederick, MD on 26 December 1862.

After the War

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. His service from the Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has his birth date as 20 August 1836.


c. 1843; Herkimer County, NY


12/27/1862; 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 4392]

1   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 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 632  [AotW citation 22496]