Edward Porter(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 19 years. Enlisted September 3, 1861, at Windsor, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 14 September 1862 on South Mountain.
The remainder of the War:
He died October 15, 1862 in hospital.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1.
Death Date: 10/15/1862
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. 242 - 324 [AotW citation 12479]
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