William H. BrownHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 29 September 1863.
References, Sources, and other 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]
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