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Federal (USV)


William George Postles

(1838 - 1916)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 23 in Company A, First Delaware Infantry on 20 September 1861 at Wilmington.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged at Fort Schuyler, NY by reason of wounds (date not given).

References & notes

Basic information from State of Delaware1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.


05/07/1838; Kent County, DE


10/19/1916 Lebanon, DE; burial in Methodist Cemetery, Dover, DE


1   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, First Delaware Infantry  [AotW citation 13702]