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Federal (USV)


Byron G. Sill

(c. 1842 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 19 years. Enlisted May 2, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company B, May 4, 1861, to serve two years.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was confined September 28, 1862 at Richmond, VA, paroled at Aiken's Landing, VA on October 6, 1862, and discharged November 3, 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. His middle name is possibly Gautier (in which case he was born 30 April 1844).


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 12748]

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