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Federal (USV)

Private

William B. Welch

(c. 1843 - 1863)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Hinsdale, he enlisted at age 18 in Company F, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 17 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was again wounded, at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. He was appointed Sergeant, date not given. He was killed in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.

Birth

c. 1843 in NH

Death

07/02/1863 Gettysburg, PA

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 187 - 202  [AotW citation 13475]