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Federal (USV)


Henry F. Butger

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 18 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company K, 59th New York Infantry on 18 October 1S61. He transferred to Company 0 in November or December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He deserted later in Spetember 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which also lists him as Bottger. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.


c. 1843


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 8641]