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Federal (USV)


Ira W. Conselyea

(1839 - 1933)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 14 August 1862 and mustered as Corporal on 25 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds at Summit Hill US Army General Hospital, Philadelphia, PA on 20 January 1863.

After the War

He received a US Patent in 1897 for a pedal operated 3-wheeled street sweeper.

References & notes

Basic information from Toombs1. Discharge detail from the Roster (from the NJ AG)2. His birthplace from a brief bio in Historical Sketch of Co. "D", 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols (1875) by members of the "D" Society. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


12/02/1839; Caldwell, NJ


01/13/1933; burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, NJ


1   Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pp. 21 - 22  [AotW citation 7848]

2   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories: New Jersey, <>, Source page: /infantry/rosters/13th_nj_inf_regt_rost_d.htm  [AotW citation 7882]