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Federal (USV)

Private

William D. Calkins

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company A on 23 January 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the head in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, Sharpsburg, and discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of 9 April 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database. Casualty details from Nelson.2

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 10941]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 152  [AotW citation 17040]