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Federal (USV)


William L. Beers

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 years. Enlisted October 1, 1861, at Mount Morris, to serve three years; mustered in as Corporal, Co. C, October 7, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & 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.


c. 1840


09/17/1862 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]