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Federal (USV)


Edward Flood

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 42nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, a lather (installed wood strips for plaster), he enlisted on Long Island, NY and mustered in as a Private in Company A, 42nd New York Infantry on 22 June 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 6 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 3 February 1863 at Falmouth, VA. He re-enlisted in the regiment on 8 March 1864, and transferred to the 82nd New York Infantry on 28 June 1864, though absent wounded (place and date not given). He was transferred again, to Company A, 59th New York Infantry on 10 July 1864. He was sent to Company A of the 12th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps on 2 May 1865 and mustered out in Washington, DC on 18 July 1865.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York1 and his Muster Roll Extract in the NY State Archives, via fold3.


c. 1840 in New York City


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, For 1900, Ser. 23, p. 959; Ser. 26/322; 1901/Ser. 30/449  [AotW citation 8538]