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Federal (USV)

Private

William Sargster

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 71st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 30, he enlisted in Philadelphia on 1 July 1861 and mustered as Private, Company H, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 August in Washington, DC.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2

Birth

c. 1831

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11727]

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 23309]