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Federal (USV)


William H. Preston

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Waupun, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 26 January 1863. He reenlisted 5 January 1865 and mustered out of service with his Company on 18 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1.


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 419 - 421  [AotW citation 15224]