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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

William D. Kuhns

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A 24 year old farmer in Indiana County, he mustered into service as Sergeant, Company B, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to First Sergeant on 17 November, but was killed at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1837

Death

12/13/1862 Fredericksburg, VA; burial in Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11127]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 22832]