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Federal (USV)


William G. Howard

(c. 1842 - )
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 20 on 3 February 1862 at Ontario, IN, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Company K, 78th New York Infantry on 8 March 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 06 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was paroled on 7 September 1862 at Frederick, MD; no record subsequent to 30 October 1862.

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, for the Year 1901 (Serial No. 29), pp. 699-766  [AotW citation 15413]

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