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Federal (USV)


Abraham Florentine, Jr.

(1829 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

An undertaker and sometimes policeman, he had served in Company D, 71st New York State Militia before the War. He mustered into Federal service as Captain of Company K, 59th New York Infantry on 30 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 19 October 1862.

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.


1829; Manhattan, NY


10/19/1862; Manhattan, NY; burial in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY


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 8711]