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Federal (USV)


Henry F. Bugbee

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 57th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was age 31 when he enlisted in Company K, 57th NY Infantry in August 1861 in Poughkeepsie.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot through the left leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, but died there of wounds on 29 September (or 19 October) 1862.

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 details from Nelson.2

He's in grave 580, lot F, section 25 in the National Cemetery.


c. 1830


09/29/1862; Frederick, 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 26 (for 1900)  [AotW citation 7766]

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 16938]