William Rothert(c. 1842 - 1862)
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 D, May 4, 1861, to serve two years.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. His 1861-62 diary is in the collection of the New-York Historical Society, and is featured in a blog post by Alice Browne, N-YHS cataloguer on the 150th anniversary of his death.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: 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, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 743 - 759 [AotW citation 12744]
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