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Federal (USV)

Private

William Kearns

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 88th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25 years. Enlisted at New York City, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, November 26, 1861

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing the NY regimental information in his excellent database.

Birth

1836

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905  [AotW citation 10813]