site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


William H. Brown

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 78th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age , 25 years. He enlisted at age 25 in Rochester, NY, to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 78th New York Infantry on 14 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 29 September 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1.


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 29 (for the year 1901), pp. 635 -695  [AotW citation 15402]