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Maj. Gen. Frederick Winthrop
Field and Staff
5th New York Veteran Infantry Regiment
Civil War

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Frederick Winthrop
Residence was not listed; 21 years old.
Enlisted on 4/20/1861 at New York City, NY as a Captain.
On 4/20/1861 he mustered into "F" Co. NY 71st SM Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 7/30/1861 at New York, NY
On 10/26/1861 he was commissioned into US Army 12th Infantry
He was transferred out on 8/6/1864
(Estimated day of commission)
On 8/6/1864 he was commissioned into Field & Staff NY 5th Vet Infantry
He was Killed on 4/1/1865 at Five Forks, VA
He was listed as:
* Wounded 8/18/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA
Promotions:
* Capt 10/26/1861 (As of 12th US Army Infantry)
* Brig-General 8/1/1864 by Brevet
* Colonel 8/6/1864 (As of 5th NY Vet Inf)
* Major-Gen 4/1/1865 by Brevet
Other Information:
born 9/3/1839 in New York City, NY
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- New York: Report of the Adjutant-General
- Dyer: A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion
- Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903
- Brevet Brigadier Generals in Blue
- The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events
- Photo courtesy of Massachusetts Commandery of MOLLUS
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com

 

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