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Federal (USV)

Private

William B. Newcomb

(? - 1863)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Platteville, he enlisted in Company C, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 12 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Frederick, MD on 4 March 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.

Death

03/04/1863 Frederick, MD

Notes

1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 548 - 550  [AotW citation 10569]