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Maj. Felix Agnus
5th New York Infantry
Civil War

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Felix Agnus
Residence was not listed; 22 years old.
Enlisted on 4/25/1861 at New York City, NY as a Sergeant.
On 5/9/1861 he mustered into "H" Co. NY 5th Infantry
He was discharged for promotion on 11/28/1862
On 11/28/1862 he was commissioned into "A" Co. NY 165th Infantry
He was discharged for wounds on 7/26/1865
He was listed as:
* Wounded 6/27/1862 Gaines' Mill, VA (Severe wound in right shoulder)
Promotions:
* 1st Sergt 7/20/1861
* 2nd Lieut 9/1/1861
* 1st Lieut 7/8/1862 (As of Co. D)
* Capt 11/28/1862 (As of Co. A 165th NY Inf)
* Major 9/2/1863
* Lt Colonel 3/13/1865 by Brevet (For Gaines' Mills, VA)
* Colonel 3/13/1865 by Brevet (For Port Hudson, LA)
* Brig-General 3/13/1865 by Brevet
Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 7/8/1862 from company H to company D
* 9/2/1863 from company A to Field & Staff
Other Information:
born 5/5/1839 in Lyons, France
died 10/31/1925 in Baltimore, MD
Federal Pension Information:
He applied for a pension on 3/14/1866
application # 98,284
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- New York: Report of the Adjutant-General
- Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903
- Dyer: A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion
- Brevet Brigadier Generals in Blue
- Union Blue: History of MOLLUS
- The Medical and Surgical History of the Civil War
- National Archives: Index to Federal Pension Records
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com

 

 

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