Updated: 29 June 2015  


Charles Anthony, Private, Battery F [Andrew's], 1st Michigan Light Artillery
Died March 28, 1862, Louisville, Kentucky
Buried New Albany National Cemetery,
New Albany, Indiana, Plot A 175

Home: St. Joseph County, Michigan.  Enlisted December 14, 1861, at Coldwater, Michigan, for 3 years, age 22.  Mustered January 9, 1862 - Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers ... , Vol. 42, page 112.  Died at General Hospital #5, Louisville, Kentucky - U.S., Registers of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861-1865, page 3.  Burial: 1 Unknown, Regiment?, [Buried] Top of Muldroughs Hill and 2nd grave north of trench ... Had on Artillery Jacket.  Reinterred in plot A 175 - National Cemetery Ledger, page 61.  Disinterred, in 1868, from the "Michigan Cemetery" on the adjacent hill southwest of Fort Duffield, West Point, Ky. and moved to the New Albany National Cemetery.
Cause of Death: Pneumonia.

Note: Batteries F and G, 1st Michigan Light Artillery were the only artillery units stationed at Fort Duffield.  Battery G was here only a short time and lost no men while here.  Battery F lost only one man while stationed at Fort Duffield and he was Charles Anthony.  It is believed that the unknown soldier listed above is him.

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