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Federal (USV)


Christian Schmidt

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age, 19 years. Enlisted 5/3/1861 at New York City to serve 2 years; mustered in as Private in Company A.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Originally buried on the Antietam battlefield, reinterred in the National Cemetery.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


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 5339]