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Federal (USV)


Charles Hensler

(c. 1835 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 26 years old when he mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant, Company C, 7th NY Infantry on 23 April 1861. Promoted First Lieutenant, Company F in July, and Captain, Company G , 5 January 1862.

Probably wounded in the hand and leg on the Peninsula in July 1862, returned to New York (per NY Times)to recuperate.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Died of wounds 26 February 1863.

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.


c. 1835




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. 165 - 197  [AotW citation 7605]