William L. Beers(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 21 years. Enlisted October 1, 1861, at Mount Morris, to serve three years; mustered in as Corporal, Co. C, October 7, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. A letter of his dated 1 January 1862 is in the collection of the Military History Institute in Carlisle, PA.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
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, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 174 - 189 [AotW citation 12425]
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