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Federal (USV)


Friedrick Bonnet

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19 years, he enlisted 17 July 1861 at New York City to serve 2 years, and mustered in as Private, Company E, 20th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left foot in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital, Sharpsburg, and removed from the battlefield on Saturday, 27 September, reaching Carver Hospital, Meridian Hill, Washington, DC on the 28th. He was discharged for disability on 29 November 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, with casualty details from Nelson 2, who has him as Fred Burnett.


c. 1842


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, Issue 20, pp. 1 - 174  [AotW citation 5242]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 149  [AotW citation 16979]