William H. PrestonHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Waupun, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 11 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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]
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