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Federal (USV)


Heinrich Buihler

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18 years, he enlisted 23 April 1861 at New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company G, 7th New York Infantry to serve two years.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He lost two fingers and was discharged for disability in December 1862 at Baltimore, MD (as Henry Buehler).

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Casualty detail from Nelson.2


c. 1843


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 18 (for 1899), pp. 112 - 162  [AotW citation 7594]

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. 147  [AotW citation 16939]