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Federal (USV)


Charles Cronk

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Enlisted at age 20 on 20 October 1861 in Peekskill, and mustered in as Private, Company I, 59th New York Infantry on 10 December.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Reported absent, in hospital, at Frederick, MD until dropped from Company roll in June 1863, by order.

After the War

In the 1889 directory of the Association of Survivors of the Regiment, his address was listed as Peekskill, NY.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.


c. 1841


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 the year 1900)  [AotW citation 8690]