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W. Unverzahart
W. Unverzahart

Federal (USV)


William Unverzahart

(? - 1864)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company B, 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry on 4 September 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
Present with his Company at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was in action at Kelly's Ford, Stoneman's Raid, Aldie, Middleburg, Upperville, Brandy Station and Gettysburg. He was captured in action at Sulphur Springs, VA on 12 October 1863 and imprisoned at Andersonville, GA. He was killed by a shot from a guard there, through the head, on 27 July 1864.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service data from Bates1. His photograph and details of his death from a CDV offered for sale by waroftherebellion.com.

Death Date: 07/27/1864    Death Place: Andersonville, GA    Burial Place: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. II, pg. 538  [AotW citation 10709]

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