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Federal (USV)


Richard Crow

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 42nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36, he enlisted on 12 June 1861 in New York City and mustered as Private, Company E, 42nd New York Infantry on 22 June.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at a field hospital on the Hoffman Farm near the battlefield on 19 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from State of New York.1. Death details from a casualty list in the New York Times of 12 October 1862. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1825


09/19/1862; 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 23 (for the year 1900)  [AotW citation 8528]