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Federal (USV)


Willis B. Humphrey

(1836 - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25 years. Enlisted November 28, 1861, at Elmira, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co. C, December 2, 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was again wounded in action at Fredericksburg, VA December 13, 1862. He died February 1, 1864 on David's Island, Long Island Sound, NY.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which lists him also as Humprey and Humfrey, and as Willis S. Further details from family genealogists.




2/01/1864 David's Island, NY


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. 230 -   [AotW citation 12461]