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Federal (USV)


Barthold H. Heitman

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He erolled on 12 August 1861 in New York City, and mustered in as Second Lieutenant, Company F, 59th New York Infantry on 12 October 1861. He was promoted to First Lieutenant, Company D on 12 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged 12 March 1863.

After the War

He was commissioned (Master's) Mate, US Navy, in July 1865, and assigned to USS Tacony. He resigned in March 1866.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which notes he was also listed as Berthold, Bertholf and as Herrmann. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Navy information from the Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy (1865) and Hammersly's List (1901).


Date not known in 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 8727]