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Federal (USV)

Private

William H. Banta

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19 years. Enlisted April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company F, May 4, 1861, to serve two years; transferred to Company A on June 1, 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1.

Birth

c. 1842

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 616 - 629  [AotW citation 12645]