William Drake(c. 1842 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 19 years. Enlisted April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company A on May 4,1861 to serve two years.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for disability December 5, 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1; also borne as William H.
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. 646 - 660 [AotW citation 12669]
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