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Federal (USV)


Ralph Walby

(c. 1834 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 34th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 27, he enlisted 6 December 1861 in Little Falls, NY, and mustered as Private, Company B, 34th New York Infantry on the same day.

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 He's probably the man identified as Howard Walby, 4th NY Infantry in the Antietam Cemetery History (1869) and under the gravestone (memorial via Findagrave) with that name in Antietam National Cemetery.


c. 1834


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 22 (for the year 1900)  [AotW citation 8345]