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Federal (USV)

Colonel

William P. Maulsby, Sr.

(1815 - 1894)
Home State: Maryland
Command Billet: Regimental Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Maryland, PHB

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
A politician and lawyer from Frederick, he had been in the State Senate from Carroll County (1838-43). 1

He entered service on 28 November 1861 as Colonel, 1st Maryland Regiment, Potomac Home Brigade (Militia). He was also commander of the Brigade, though it never served as a consolidated unit.2

The remainder of the War:
He resigned from service on 26 August 1864.2

After the War:
After 1865 he resumed his law practice. He was Delegate from Frederick County to the 1867 Constitutional Convention of Maryland, and unsuccesful candidate for Congress in that year. He was Judge on the Maryland Court of Appeals, 1870-71.1

More on the Web:
His son, William P., Jr., was 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant of the Regiment.2

Birth State: MD    




Notes

1   Maryland State Archives, Archives of Maryland Online, Published c. 2002, first accessed 01 January 2002, <http://aomol.net/html/index.html>, Source page: Various cites  [AotW citation 491]

2   Wilmer, L. Allison, J. H. Jarrett and Geo. W. F. Vernon, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Volume 1, Baltimore: Guggenheimer, Weil, & Co., 1899, pg. 485
Maryland State Archives, Archives of Maryland Online, Published c. 2002, first accessed 01 January 2002, <http://aomol.net/html/index.html>, Source page: Volume 367, Page 485  [AotW citation 492]



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