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Federal (USV)


Charles C. Buckley

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 105th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 23 years old when he enlisted in Rochester on 25 April 1861 and mustered as Private, Company A, 13th New York Infantry on 14 May. He was wounded at Bull Run on 21 July:

Charley Buckley was very severely wounded, but will recover. He has had his arm broken and has a shot through his neck.
He was discharged for disability on 29 July but enrolled again for service on 11 November 1861, and mustered as 2nd Lieutenant of Company I, 105th New York Infantry on 2 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave. The quote above is from a letter by Lt. Patrick H. O'Rourke in the Rochester Evening Express of 26 July 1861, transcribed online by Harry Smeltzer on Bull Runnings. An account of his death at Antietam is in the Rochester Daily Union and Advertiser of 22 September 1862.


c. 1838


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, NY


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 1899, Ser. No. 19, pg. 232; For 1902, No. 33, pg. 1087  [AotW citation 7160]