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Federal (USV)


Gordon Pitcher

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 28 on 28 October 1861in Redfield, and mustered in as Corporal, Company G, 59th New York Infantry on 5 November. He was promoted Sergeant on 20 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was again wounded in action on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg, VA. He was discharged for disability in August 1863 at Convalescent Camp, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, whicxh has his first name also as Gurdeon. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.


c. 1833


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 8778]